Re: 2.0 release estimate ?
> "James E. King, III" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > I am porting a multi-threaded C++ database server to Linux, coming
> > from Solaris, AIX, NT, and MacOS (yes, believe it or not!).
> > Obviously g++ 2.8 isn't available yet, so forget optimizing that
> > template code.
> Well, we're using egcs here pretty successfully with templates, STL,
> and threads. I've heard that the absolute latest snapshot may have a
> few problems, but 971023 works much better for us than gcc-2.7.X did.
> > I would like to be able to tell my customers who want a Linux
> > product when they might be able to download and install a glibc2
> > based Linux distribution. It makes the porting of my code easier..
> > I di not want my customers building and installing glibc2. Do
> > you have an estimated release date for Debain 2.0 x86? I was
> > poking around on your web site and it said "fall", so I assume it's
> > slipped a bit?
> Yes, it has. I think most of us here would hesitate to give you any
> firm date. If past practice is any guide, we'd slip it.
> In my opinion, if you're willing to be even a little adventurous,
> unstable's quite usable now.
I agree. I upgraded fully to hamm about 1 month ago. I'm also running
kernel 2.1.59. Things are very stable for me. No reboots for about a
week (and that was to print something from P*b97 :( ). FVWM2 locked once
during this time, but I just killed and restarted it.
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