[OT] Onanistic Ocelot?

David C. davidocoker at gmail.com
Sat Oct 15 08:48:03 CDT 2011


> Richmond, the answer is Debian.  You cannot do a proper quality job releasing
> new versions as often as they do.  The only way to go is rolling release.
>
> Peter


Peter,
Doesn't the "rolling release" scenario introduce a situation where the
system might at any time become unreliable or unstable?

As in:
One day you have a highly functional, perfectly stable work station
and the new "rolling release" comes along and introduces new bug(s),
rendering the system (or possibly a key application) unusable?

I've personally never had a lot of luck with the few times I've tried
Debian based distro's (especially when it comes to using a wireless
connection), but Linux Mint (my favorite) now has a Debian edition
that I wouldn't mind trying out.

What has been your experience with the rolling releases been like?

Best regards,
David C.



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