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Subject: Re: new rb install on clip zip

Re: new rb install on clip zip

From: Ben Shepherd <>
Date: Wed, 9 Apr 2014 13:43:28 +0100

I'm running 3.13 on a Clip+ and it seems very stable and usable. I was
concerned that a dev build would be less stable, but your reply has
gone some way to reducing my fears. What I would like to know is: are
there any interesting extra features that have been added to the dev
builds, or is it all just small incremental improvements?

On 9 April 2014 13:32, Kyle <> wrote:
> The development builds are generated automatically every time there is a
> change to the git repository. Every time the code changes, a build
> client runs on ~30 machines to be sure that the code builds correctly,
> and the resulting builds are uploaded to the website where you can
> download and use them. In spite of the warnings about the potential of a
> development build to be unusable or broken, I have had good luck
> building and installing from git for several years for 3 different Sansa
> targets. My worst problems have been recording glitches that were fixed
> within a few hours, and I can only remember about two such glitches.
> That said, the stable release is generally recommended to decrease the
> chance of breakage. My personal recommendation is that if you are most
> comfortable with stable, by all means stick with it, it's quite good.
> Hope this helps.
> ~Kyle
> --
> "Kyle? ... She calls her cake, Kyle?"
> Out of This World, season 2 episode 21 - "The Amazing Evie"
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