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Old 05-04-2010, 11:15 AM   #31
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Yeah, it'll be either sooner or later. When Patrick gets the message from BOB: "Send it out unto them, My Son. For, behold, it is ready. And they do hunger and thirst for it."
 
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Old 05-04-2010, 12:19 PM   #32
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Yeah, it'll be either sooner or later. When Patrick gets the message from BOB: "Send it out unto them, My Son. For, behold, it is ready. And they do hunger and thirst for it."
Praise Bob!

***hitest wanders off to light a candle at his SubGenius shrine***
 
Old 05-04-2010, 12:44 PM   #33
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Praise Bob!
"Praise his sweet name
(or burn in slacklessness trying not to!)"

And now everyone! Let's sing this hymn!
 
Old 05-22-2010, 09:46 AM   #34
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How about now?
 
Old 05-23-2010, 06:40 AM   #35
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How about now?
It's at RC2 now according to the change log but why don't you just run current if you want the latest? I usually stick one version behind so for example when 12.2 came out, I upgraded to 12.1, I only upgraded this one on release day because it's 64 bit.
 
Old 05-23-2010, 10:07 AM   #36
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How high do the RC's usually go? 2? 3? 100? How's it usually end up working, after a couple RC's it's usually out in a couple months? ...not in hurry or anything, just curious.
 
Old 05-23-2010, 10:35 AM   #37
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How high do the RC's usually go? 2? 3? 100? How's it usually end up working, after a couple RC's it's usually out in a couple months? ...not in hurry or anything, just curious.
If PV decides that another release candidate is needed he will release one. Slackware 13.1 will be released when it is ready.
 
Old 05-23-2010, 12:12 PM   #38
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What hitest says is true but, to give you a ballpark historical idea, there's usually 0-2, though 12.1 went to rc4.
 
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Old 05-23-2010, 09:43 PM   #39
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icecubeflower,

thrust me, you dont want them to rush.... one of slack's core value is stability. I dont think they would rush the dev based on people input, but if they do, we would end up only with buggy, incomplete and unstable software and thats completely opposite to slack values...

Btw, why are you so stressed to get slack 13.x? If I refer to your account info, you are using slack 12.2? Slack 12.2 was the best, IMO slack release. Thinking of 12.2 make me regret my decision to migrate to 13 mainly because of KDE4.... anyway im not going to whine about kde here, i already did on 20,000 threads all over the place ! LOL
 
Old 05-23-2010, 10:31 PM   #40
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How high do the RC's usually go? 2? 3? 100? How's it usually end up working, after a couple RC's it's usually out in a couple months? ...not in hurry or anything, just curious.
I have a suggestion. Open a tab in your browser to the Slackware page at distrowatch.com. Use that to find the release date of any of the last 4 or 5 stable releases. Open another tab and go to your favorite Slackware mirror. You'll find a bunch of directories for each release. In each directory will be a Changelog.txt. Open it. Scroll down through all the patch announcements until you find the entry date where Pat called it stable (see distrowatch). Read through the next several entries and look at the dates. That will give you an idea of what happens just prior to a release.

Sometimes it's only a week between the first RC and the stable release, like 12.2. Look at 11.0 - it went through RC5 and took six weeks. That one was excruciating for me. I bought a new laptop that needed either a new xorg or intel driver, and I needed the new Slackware to get all working. I bought the laptop in April 06, and 11.0 didn't come out until October 06 - 13 months after the last stable. But, it gave me time to try other distros to remind myself how poorly they compare to Slackware.
 
Old 05-23-2010, 11:10 PM   #41
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What hitest says is true but, to give you a ballpark historical idea, there's usually 0-2, though 12.1 went to rc4.
Danke schon.
 
Old 05-24-2010, 01:40 AM   #42
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Look at 11.0 - it went through RC5 and took six weeks.
You're right - I'd forgotten (repressed?) that. So 0-2 and up to 5.

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Danke schon.
Bitte schon.
 
Old 05-24-2010, 05:51 AM   #43
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I have a suggestion. <SNAP>That will give you an idea of what happens just prior to a release.

13.0 and 12.2 -> a LOT of activity/changes in the last few days just before release. Sometime even twice a day.

Since there's little activity the last few days,. not due the following week

Ain't time for any 'sweepstakes' just yet.
 
Old 05-26-2010, 04:24 PM   #44
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lol he released it 5-24, same day as your post. I should have entered the sweepstakes.
 
Old 05-26-2010, 08:10 PM   #45
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Pssst - icecubeflower.


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