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Re: Leaving?



On Fri, 28 Jul 2006 10:02:41 +0200
Hans de Goede <j w r degoede hhs nl> wrote:


> I keep hearing this argument, that the packages for the involved drivers
>  can be made to conflict with the update. Which in essence will deprive
> all but the most technical of our users from security updates. So this
> is a moot argument. ? Deprive all but the most technical of our users
> from security updates is almost as bad as completly breaking their system.

They would only be without security updates until a new binary driver is
available that would work with the core update.  This seems more fair
than forcing all the other users to wait for the upgrade until such a 
driver is available.
 
> Yes completly breaking for a non technicall user an X server refusing to
> start is almost impossible to fix.

Agreed, but with proper packaging of the binary drivers that shouldn't happen.

Sean


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