[Xcb] Thinking towards 7.6 katamari, including xcb

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Wed Oct 28 08:53:17 PDT 2009

On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 08:42:00AM -0700, Keith Packard wrote:
> Excerpts from Peter Hutterer's message of Wed Oct 28 04:49:24 -0700 2009:
> > There's a bonus to stable branches. Any time spent trawling other
> > distribution's patch sets is time _wasted_. Distributions find similar bugs
> > but they also find different ones.  Which means with every point release you
> > get bug fixes from all of them - even for bugs yet to be discovered in your
> > distro. That is of course assuming patches are upstreamed.
> Agreed -- X is fairly unique in that the bulk of development is done
> by people who also work on a distribution.

Um, no, the bulk of the work done on the Linux kernel is done by people
working on a distribution as well :)


greg k-h

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