Quoting Niall O Broin (niall at linux.ie):
> Almost always, yes, except as now, right before a new stable release.
> Because if you say "testing" now you'll get packages from sarge. But if
> you are then unwise enough to not change that to "stable" after the
> release, isn't there a danger that you'll find yourself in "etch" land
> without wanting to be ?
The question assumes that branch names are ultimately more meaningful than
are functional names (that you "might not want to be" on where the
functional name gets repointed). I deny the premise. ;->
That is, if you decide you like the distance from the bleeding edge
before the ftp-master admins do...
# rm testing
# ln -s etch testing
...then, you logically will also like that distance afterwards, too.
I've had systems track "testing" through two such changeovers, so far.
Works for me<tm>.
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