Proposal: the 'faster' branch.

david at lang.hm david at lang.hm
Sat Feb 9 02:53:14 EST 2008


On Fri, 8 Feb 2008, C. Scott Ananian wrote:

> So: welcome the 'faster' branch, a repository for all these unsafe
> ideas.  It will be completely untested and may eat your machine.  But
> let's see how fast we could make things if we allowed all our evil
> hacks, and *then* step back and evaluate which of these turned out to
> be useful and which of these are (still) too expensive or ugly to try.
> Nothing in 'faster' in guaranteed to make it into our stable branch,
> ever.  But perhaps it will help show us the way forward.
>
> Faster is set up like joyride.  Put rpms in dev:~/public_rpms/faster.
> Please keep your ugly hacks safely separate from code you intend real
> people to use.  Discuss.  Enjoy.
> --scott

so what do g1g1 testers need to do to upgrade to these builds? is there a 
olpc-update incantation that will install these?

will the announcements for releases here be sent out like the joyride 
builds are?

David Lang


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