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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Robin Cornelius wrote:
I'm currenly on testing but i am considering experimental. what do you lot run?
Sarge (testing) everywhere now. I use to run sid, but got fed up with it breaking at "just the wrong time", i.e. whenever you wanted to try something new and different, you'd have to run update/upgrade, and something totally unrelated would throw a spanner in the works. But then my whole reason for running GNU/Linux is to avoid the kind of pain like this that certain proprietary operating system causes. Experimental is really just a staging post for new packages, life there would be unbearably painful. Note: I actually now run "sarge" by specifying "sarge" in the apt-sources, not "testing", as presumably at some magic moment in the near future all that will change. I also ran "testing" on Internet facing servers before "sarge" got security. If you look at the timescales in patching it is still (usually) well ahead of most proprietary operating systems in terms of time to patch. Where it is slower to patch this is usually down to complexities of dependencies, when slower patching is probably desirable. I suspect patching is overrated as a security measure anyway. -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Comment: Using GnuPG with Thunderbird - http://enigmail.mozdev.org iD8DBQFChrl3GFXfHI9FVgYRAjLSAJ9hKcdcY1vXsyT1GJQPYgJYj+zJiwCgnvgT yFF/KrGh6zHPsU3dvyYoda8= =bawW -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- The Mailing List for the Devon & Cornwall LUG Mail majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with "unsubscribe list" in the message body to unsubscribe. FAQ: www.dcglug.org.uk/linux_adm/list-faq.html