[arch-general] Discussion on usage of [testing] repo - minimal requirements?
teg at jklm.no
Mon Oct 24 05:24:26 EDT 2011
On Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 5:41 AM, Oon-Ee Ng <ngoonee.talk at gmail.com> wrote:
> A user basically is using [testing] without fulfilling the above
> requirements. Should the user be advised not to use [testing] or is
> this counter-productive to the purpose of [testing]?
It is very important that people use testing , so we should really
encourage _more_ rather than less of that, IMHO. Rather than advice
the user to stop using testing, I'd advice them to sign up to the
Maybe this requirement should be communicated more clearly (e.g. a
comment in the standard pacman.conf)?
: a lot of the non-trivial bugs against my packages are discovered
after they move to core, probably because the people with the right
hardware/use-cases are not using testing.
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