David Csercsics aarg at shaw.ca
Wed Nov 17 21:22:43 EST 2010

On 17/11/2010 5:23 PM, Steve Holmes wrote:
> Another selling point for Arch is the rolling update nature of the
> beast.  There will never be a "major update occurring every six months
> or whatever; it just gets updated whenever you run the update utility
> and if / when it finds packages to be updated.  What surprises me
> about it is it resembles Debian Unstable but yet mostly production
> versions of applications are used and it very rarely breaks.  I've run
> into a couple instances but things were resolved within a day each
> time.

And even if something breaks if you know how to build stuff you can grab 
the upstream fixes and hack it in place yourself because pacman is very 
hacker-friendly. Almost as good as Slackware that way.

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