[arch-general] coping with damaging updates

mick bareman at tpg.com.au
Sat Oct 29 22:50:13 EDT 2011

On Fri, 28 Oct 2011 12:39:35 -0600
Brendan Long <korin43 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 2011-10-27 11:14 PM, Mick wrote:
> > My primary desire for updates is for:
> > 1.) security fixes
> > 2.) bug fixes
> >
> > I don't need to update for new features unless its a feature I need,
> > in which case I am happy to chase it myself and expect problems.
> >
> You should try a different distro, like Debian maybe. Being a
> rolling-release distro is one of Arch's main selling points, and seems
> to be completely the opposite of what you want.
Rolling release isn't the problem, its the regular chase to fix udev changes to how USB devices are automounted.

While trying to apply a recommended 'solution' all the hidden files in my home directory disappeared so I have now gone back to ubuntu.

mick <bareman at tpg.com.au>

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