On Sat, Nov 29, 2014 at 03:22:54PM -0300, Cristian Rodríguez wrote:
El 29/11/14 a las 14:42, Frans de Boer escribió:
Pardon the subject, but one can read that I am not
very impressed by
Tumbleweed having packages from beginning of this year until sometime
July/August and promote them as being new. Example: GCC-4.9.0 RC2?? We
have 4.9.2 and nasm 2.10.x while 2.11.06 is already out for some time??
The default compiler has not been switched yet, please ask compiler
people for the rationale on why that is. My poorly informed opinion
is that we should just wait for GCC 5.
A new compiler while being nice has not much of a user impact. It will
come, but there is no hurry.
Can we expect
really newer packages - not lagging more then say a month
- or just forget about Tumbleweed as being cutting-edge?
The new factory release process is not as fast as one may wish, this
is almost certainly related to the available manpower.
The newness is mostly visible in always fresh desktops (GNOME/KDE) for
If you think something is stale, feel free to help us ... either update
it yourself, or requesting an update from the package maintainer, because
he/she just overlooked the new version.
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