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RE: snapshots: first resort, or last resort?
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 27 Jun 2006 10:26:11 +0100
- Subject: RE: snapshots: first resort, or last resort?
On 26 June 2006 21:02, Linda Walsh wrote:
> Which begs the question -- why aren't releases done more often? Five
> months between releases seems intensely long compared to, say, the linux
> kernel, which averaged 1 month releases when 2.4 was active, to 2 month
> releases, now, with 2.6 and the managed "bug fix" releases that happen in
> between regular releases.
We have about three orders of magnitude less resources than the linux kernel people. The codebase is nearly two orders of magnitude less complex than the linux kernel. Simple maths says five months between releases is proportionate.
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