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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] Proposal for project in root namespace: GNOME:*
  • From: Adrian Schröter <adrian@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2006 16:04:35 +0200
  • Message-id: <200609181604.36698.adrian@xxxxxxx>
Am Monday 18 September 2006 15:39 schrieb Stanislav Brabec:
> Adrian Schröter wrote:
> > Hm, that would mean when there is a stable Gnome 2.18 all people needs to
> > change their repository URLs ?
> Yes. Exactly this was my intention.
> After GNOME 2.x 2.x+2 update, desktop often needs small reconfiguration
> and some things may even disappear.
> Imagine that you are using 2.x and you will get 2.x+2 overnight. Your
> desktop is now different, needs some work to adjust it, and may be even
> less stable. And what is worse, there is no way to undo this change.

That would be always a bug IMHO. How does a user do an update from openSUSE
x.y to x.y+1 (or SLE) otherwise ?

> That's a reason, why I would like to see stable versions in form
> GNOME2xx. When GNOME 2.x+2 appears, we can let 2.x repository silently
> die in few weeks or months (i. e. stop updating and building).

or rest forever, because some stupid app does not get ported :/


Adrian Schroeter
SUSE Linux Products GmbH, Maxfeldstr. 5, 90409 Nuernberg, Germany
email: adrian@xxxxxxx

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