finding a solid current snapshot

Kris Kennaway kris at
Mon Apr 7 17:19:19 PDT 2003

On Mon, Apr 07, 2003 at 10:34:33AM +0200, Tobias Roth wrote:
> Hi
> I would like to upgrade my laptop to CURRENT. CURRENT has been reported
> to work a lot better for this model (IBM T30) that any of two actual
> RELEASEs or than STABLE.
> Now, since this is a productive system, I am trying to ensure maximum
> stability. How (and where) can I find the most stable CURRENT snapshot,
> that is as up to date as possible?
> Or, for that matter, how do I find out on what specific time and date
> the CURRENT tree is well-working so I can cvsup for that specific
> timestamp?
> I have looked a bit through the CURRENT mailing list, but I can only
> find 'xy is broken', and no 'today everything is well'. But that seems
> to be either in the nature of CURRENT, or maybe in the nature of
> mankind itself :-)

Read the -current list and the cvs logs and wait for a period when
there have been no major upgrades or reports of significant failures
for a week or so, then update to the snapshot from a week ago.

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