Stable branches

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Sisyphus is quite a dynamic project which makes it hard to schedule and perform releases based on it. To overcome this system of branches was invented: Sisyphus is regularely branched creating a new repository which is then stabilized for several months. Resulting repository is called a branch and can be used as a basis for distributions and solutions.

Branch contents

Every branch is an APT repository containing source and binary RPM packages along with metadata.

Additionaly every branch has a bugzilla product for bugtracking and packages.altlinux.org representation.

Current branches

p9 is the current stable branch, see downloads; p8 is oldstable; previous branches are available in the archive too.