[Grml] Why does GRML mix up the stable and teh unstable branche in apt?

Michael Prokop mika at grml.org
Tue Jun 2 00:01:42 CEST 2009

* Hermann <meinelisten at onlinehome.de> [20090526 13:48]:

> a few weeks ago, I installed Gnome on my GRML 2008-11.
> Since Gnome shipps a lot of updates, I got a lot of stuff from the
> unstable branche of the repo.
> This results in screwing up my system, especially Gnome.
> So I commented out the unstable branche and removed comment chars from
> the testing branche; the stability was much better.
> But due to the lack of performance I finally got rid of Gnome.
> But the question stays: Why is stable and unstable mixed up on GRML,
> instead of including the testing branche?
> With one exception, this mixing caused no problem on the text console.

grml is based on plain Debian/unstable.

That stable/testing might look more stable to you is because
you're using an older release which used packages at that time from
Debian/unstable which are part of Debian stable/testing nowadays.

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