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1GLEP: 19 1GLEP: 19
2Title: Gentoo Stable Portage Tree 2Title: Gentoo Stable Portage Tree
3Version: $Revision: 1.4 $ 3Version: $Revision: 1.5 $
4Last-Modified: $Date: 2004/01/30 02:41:45 $ 4Last-Modified: $Date: 2004/02/02 18:16:31 $
5Author: Kurt Lieber <klieber@gentoo.org> 5Author: Kurt Lieber <klieber@gentoo.org>
6Status: Draft 6Status: Draft
7Type: Standards Track 7Type: Standards Track
8Content-Type: text/x-rst 8Content-Type: text/x-rst
9Created: 26-Jan-2004 9Created: 26-Jan-2004
23this tree would only be updated with critical bugfixes and security patches. 23this tree would only be updated with critical bugfixes and security patches.
24 24
25Motivation 25Motivation
26========== 26==========
27 27
28Enterprise customers typically value stability and a predictable upgrade path 28Enterprise users typically value stability and a predictable upgrade path
29over having the latest packages or features available to them. Historically, 29over having the latest packages or features available to them. Historically,
30Gentoo Linux has been unable to provide such an environment due to the dynamic 30Gentoo Linux has been unable to provide such an environment due to the dynamic
31nature of the Portage tree. 31nature of the Portage tree.
32 32
33Specification 33Specification
72"stable" keyword which would be added to appropriate ebuilds. The use of 72"stable" keyword which would be added to appropriate ebuilds. The use of
73"stable" would signify ebuilds that are ready for production in the stable 73"stable" would signify ebuilds that are ready for production in the stable
74tree while "~stable" would be reserved for ebuilds which may be appropriate 74tree while "~stable" would be reserved for ebuilds which may be appropriate
75for the stable tree, but may require further testing before being deemed 75for the stable tree, but may require further testing before being deemed
76"ready for production". Off-cycle bug fixes and/or security updates may be 76"ready for production". Off-cycle bug fixes and/or security updates may be
77examples of ebuilds that require the ~server tag. 77examples of ebuilds that require the ~stable tag.
78 78
79Implementation 79Implementation
80============== 80==============
81 81
82While a 'stable' keyword was originally proposed, after further review, it was 82While a 'stable' keyword was originally proposed, after further review, it was

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