[arch-general] Roadmap for user-intervention upgrades [was: Still Glibc problems]
daenyth+arch at gmail.com
Fri Jul 20 15:44:14 EDT 2012
On Fri, Jul 20, 2012 at 3:37 PM, Manolo Martínez
<manolo at austrohungaro.com> wrote:
> On 07/20/12 at 09:31pm, Florian Pritz wrote:
>> On Fri, 20 Jul 2012 15:15:47 -0400 Manolo Martínez <manolo at austrohungaro.com> wrote:
>> > On 07/20/12 at 02:56pm, Daniel Wallace wrote:
>> > > All of those changes were discussed by the devs on arch-dev-public
>> > I, for one, thought that running archlinux responsibly only committed me
>> > to subscribing to and reading arch-announce and -general. If I need to
>> > read -dev-public too I will, but it'd be good to be explicit about this.
>> You don't have to read arch-dev-public if you just want to use Arch, but
>> your original question was about the reasoning behind the move and that
>> information is available in the mailing list archives.
> No, apparently you do need to know why and how these things are done even if you just
> want to use Arch and don't plan to develop for it. That's a lesson I learnt around here anyway.
Just to chime in here, I hadn't updated my system in about 6 months
and was able to get past the /lib bump without reading the ML threads
just fine. The news article linking to the wiki page was plenty.
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