[PC-BSD Testing] Rolling release criticism

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Tue Dec 17 07:29:32 PST 2013

On 12/17/2013 02:35, Rodney Lewis wrote:
> I agree the rolling release maybe a bit to adventurous for my tastes
> because of the increase in problems.
> To mitigate this I use zfs and create a new boot environment or
> snapshot before applying any updates or apps. This has saved me many
> times. 
> I would like this to be automatically done when installing updates or
> apps/pbis as part of the update process. Maybe installing patches in
> to the boot environment so only a reboot is required also.  
> --
> Rodney Lewis

This is something I would like also, some sort of automated way to
create BE's when a new set of packages is being installed or kernel /
world updates, with auto-pruning after X set of BE's are added.

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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