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Debian testing freeze

Postby davedarkblade on Tue Jan 17, 2012 12:33 pm

Lmde is a rolling distro based on debian testing. But debian testing is updated continually until it enters the "frozen" state (new stable borns ). So, when wheezy become "frozen" lmde stops updates too?
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Re: Debian testing freeze

Postby gavinhc on Tue Jan 17, 2012 2:02 pm

The short answer is yes.

For a longer answer, when LMDE was first introduced (and it was still pointed directly at the Debian testing repos instead of using the Update Packs), testing was frozen in preparation for the squeeze release. The first two ISOs (201009 and 201012/201101) were released during this freeze. During this time, LMDE only received the updates that Debian was pushing through to testing. I would expect that when testing freezes again in preparation for the wheezy release (June of this year if memory serves), LMDE will again only receive those updates that get pushed to Debian testing, albeit this time through the UP infrastructure.
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Re: Debian testing freeze

Postby davedarkblade on Tue Jan 17, 2012 2:28 pm

Thank you for the quickly reply.
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