[arch-general] Arch Linux Release Question

Lukáš Jirkovský l.jirkovsky at gmail.com
Thu Apr 8 01:50:32 EDT 2010

Hi David,
> It doesn't matter whether you use the
> latest install set or the one from 3 'releases' back, after the first update,
> you will have the exact same, current Arch Linux we all have. It is the smartest
> way to do a Linux distribution -- hands down.

I don't agree with you. For 99 % (just guessing) packages it's true,
but if you need new kernel to correctly boot it's a problem. The fact
that in the repo is kernel new enough for you to boot but installer
has too old kernel is not really a way how to attract users.


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