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The Absent PCLinuxOS Release Cycle

“During distro comparisons, many call a lack of release cycle
for PCLinuxOS one of its negative aspects. In my opinion, this is
the most attractive and positive aspects of the small distribution.
Not to take away from a distribution that sets a release cycle… I
understand that normal release cycles are a must with companies and
software engineering. However, I think PCLinuxOS has a unique
approach to releases and updates. Allow me a bit of time to show
you the method in my madness on this one.

“PCLinuxOS has a rolling release cycle. With this type of cycle,
updates are continuously applied to the software repository so much
so that after a bit of time, a snapshot of the repository would
constitute a new release… say 2007.01 or something
similar…”


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