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Willy Sudiarto Raharjo willysr at slackbuilds.org
Sun Feb 12 02:31:21 UTC 2017

> Neither of those answered the question he was asking. Does "a full
> install" mean "an unpatched system, exactly as released, just after
> being installed from DVD", or does it mean "a full install, with the
> latest patches from Pat's patches/ dir"?
> I've always assumed the latter: scripts are expected to work on a fully
> patched system, and it's a bug if they don't. Doing it the other way,
> expecting everyone to keep an unpatched system, would be insane (who
> doesn't apply at least security patches to their OS?)
> In most cases, the difference is no difference (Pat's very good at
> keeping patches from breaking things). But in the rare case where it
> does matter, if a build maintainer has to make a choice (script has
> to be broken on one or the other), the system with the latest patches
> should be the primary targer.
> But, to the original poster: That's just my opinion, I don't speak for the
> SBo team. I'm wrong all the time, so don't take it as a definitive answer.

fully patched, but yeah, Pat RARELY introduce a change on stable
releases except when it's already few years old, so that's good thing.

Willy Sudiarto Raharjo

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