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Andreas Girardet andreas@y...
Tue Mar 25 12:48:22 NZST 2003


Yoper of course leads the pack :)



On Tuesday 25 March 2003 12:44, Gavin Denby wrote:
> And I thought they were just feeling left out.
>
> Mandrake 9.x Suse 8.2, Slackware 9, Maybe its the fastest way to play
> catch up :-)
>
> ".. Never let anything as mundane as truth ruin a good rumour"
> (attributed to Mark Twain)
>
> On Tue, 2003-03-25 at 11:41, craig@d... wrote:
> > > Hmm.  I just got a marketing email from RH because I'm a RHN
> > > subscriber.  Seems they're jumping to version 9 for their next release.
> >
> > Yes.  It's much like Red Hat 8, but more broken. Regular crashes.  I
> > don't recommend running Red Hat betas (this is the second time I've been
> > down this path, but I never learn.)
> >
> > I think the reason for upgrade isn't version increase, it's that they're
> > upgrading to glibc 2.3 and therefore going to be binary incompatible.  RH
> > have always increased their major version number only in caseses of
> > binary incompatibility (or, more the point, a .1 or .2 will be binary
> > compatible with the corresponding .0).
> >
> > Craig
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