Re: Development / stable releases

Doug Alcorn (
02 Feb 1999 11:53:29 -0500

Graeme Bunyan <> writes:

> This is perhaps a bit of a newbie question, but what precisely is the
> difference between the stable and development releases of AS?  Is the
> development version any less stable?

The development tree is not necessarily gauranteed to work at any
given patch level.  New features are added only to development.
Stable only gets bug fixes for the feature set it has.  For the most
part, devel is pretty stable.  However, from time to time (because new 
features are added) new bugs are introduced to the devel tree.


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