[Yum] Bleeding and Unstable Definitions

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Wed Jan 7 20:49:30 UTC 2004

On Wed, 2004-01-07 at 15:47, salvatore wrote:
> With regards to the different repositories out there, does bleeding imply
> instability?  Are packages obtained from a bleeding portion of a repository
> prone to failure, or are they just the most recent version?
> Does a package need a certain tenure in bleeding before being called stable?
> What about unstable?  Are these similar to night (read: regular basis)
> builds for those interested in before-final-release packages?
> Can anyone shed some light on the different definitions?  Or is there an
> RTFM I can beat myself with?

This is not a question for the yum list. This is a question for the
repository manager/provider.

yum is just the program that can access the repositories, it does not
handle grading them based on quality or stability of the packages.


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