Beta packages within stable releases

Jeroen van Meeuwen kanarip at
Sun Oct 11 10:09:01 UTC 2009

> On Sat, 10 Oct 2009, Ken Chilton wrote:
>> There used to be a practice in all things Linux where even-numbered release numbers implied stable releases, where
>> odd-numbered releases were development tracks.  The Linux kernel follows such a scheme, with 2.4.x and 2.6.x being the
>> (more) stable.

*Did follow such a scheme, but no longer. There is no 2.7.x for kinky 
development thingies for 2.8.x like there was 2.5.x for kinky 2.6.x 
development thingies, afaik.

-- Jeroen

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