[Grml] Debian Etch and grml

Michael Prokop mika at grml.org
Fri Jan 5 01:05:50 CET 2007

* Mark <27e3kk302 at sneakemail.com> [20070105 00:58]:

> Since grml is based on Debian "unstable" I guess Etch will not affect
> it.  Is this true?

Yes, correct.

> Or, will many packages will move from "experimental" to
> "unstable"?

Should not be that much as Etch has been frozen and Unstable is a
moving target again. ;)

> My translation of Debian's strata are

> stable       --> ancient and full of bugs, but patched
> testing      --> less ancient, less bugs
> unstable     --> current and basically stable* (grml)
> experimental --> might be buggy, package version conflicts abound

> * Oxymorons abound:  "Software packages uploaded to unstable are
> normally stable versions" :-)
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Debian

See my mail in thread 'mixing of distributions grml - unstable -
testing - sarge for notebook' to the grml mailinglist:


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