[OpenIndiana-discuss] Proposal: OpenIndiana Stable Branch
maybird1776 at yahoo.com
Sat Jan 15 12:33:14 UTC 2011
Good to list the security and bug fixes addressed in this stabilization and what will end up in the live/install distro versus IPS.
How does this relate to Sol11x 2010.11 in its provided fixes? Backports from it? Newer?
~ Ken Mays
--- On Sat, 1/15/11, Alasdair Lumsden <alasdairrr at gmail.com> wrote:
> From: Alasdair Lumsden <alasdairrr at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [OpenIndiana-discuss] Proposal: OpenIndiana Stable Branch
> To: "Discussion list for OpenIndiana" <openindiana-discuss at openindiana.org>
> Date: Saturday, January 15, 2011, 7:18 AM
> On 15 Jan 2011, at 12:05, Dmitry G.
> Kozhinov wrote:
> > Alasdair,
> > I understand that the proposed stable branch would be
> minimalistic to save developer time an effort, but isn't
> there a danger of the opposite - that having two branches
> would nearly double the labor amount?
> Hi Dmitry,
> It wouldn't be a minimal distro. We would simply republish
> oi_148 to /stable, then only update a small set of packages
> with security updates.
> The work involved would be backporting security fixes,
> recompiling the software and publishing the fixed package to
> the /stable branch.
> It would in no way double the effort involved.
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