Re: what's new in sarge
Bartosz Fenski aka fEnIo wrote:
> I would like to hear what are the most important changes between woody and
> sarge. What do you say if someone ask you "what's new in sarge?" ;)
> I know, we've got new, incredible installer.
> We've got plenty new packages, and updated versions of old packages.
> Most of Debian tools have been improved, and some new tools appeared.
> Could someone describe them more verbosely?
> What exacly has changed between woody and sarge?
> Don't get me wrong. I don't want to start a flamewar or something like that.
> Someone asked me question from the subject and I have problems answering
> it. I mean using sid on my home box everyday makes many changes invisible
> for me, and I don't want to skip anything.
> Maybe preparation of the list of new features in sarge would be nice idea.
> Maybe such list exists already?
Not that I know of, but I would be interested in it as well.
One very important feature is hardware detection in the installer
and including some X configuration.
Others probably include the Debian-Edu/Skolelinux and debian-med efforts
which boosted the number of educational packages and those with a medical
It it works, another important feature would be a single 2.4 kernel for
all architectures supporting 2.4. There are similar plans for 2.6 iirc.
Of course, I didn't mean that, which is why I didn't say it.
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