Can we not start this crap again please? It comes up every few months or
so. Some people want to use one distro, other people want to use others.
It's a choice thing. Allow people their choices.
On Fri, 10 Feb 2006, Baruch Even wrote:
> Kevin Philp wrote:
> > Without fanning the flames of distro wars too much.
> > I have used Gentoo for some time at home. Its a long process to install (allow
> > a whole weekend), its not difficult and doesn't take much of your time its
> > just the compilation of KDE is long but when its installed its a doddle to
> > upgrade. Gentoo does not have releases like other distro's, it just
> > continually upgrades packages in portage. With other distro's you will get to
> > a point where you need to upgrade to a newer release. So the upgrade cycle is
> > continuous rather than security/bug fixes followed by occasional big
> > upgrades.
>> You'll find that Debian testing or unstable have the same feature where
> you can just roll with it. And Debian also has a release of stable every
> one in a (long) while to cater for servers that want stable software and
> security updates.
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