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Re: potato Release Notes updated

On Thu, Jan 20, 2000 at 01:32:24AM -0500, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> > BTW everyone, another important(?) TODO task is to explain the details
> > about Linux kernel 2.0->2.2 transition... I really can't remember what
> > to put there, because I switched to 2.1 and 2.2 ages ago :o(
> I think ipfwadm -> ipchains is the big one.

Right. I guess I should mention ipfwadm-wrapper (or that netbase already
asks about setting that symlink).

> Assuming they upgrade pkgs to potato, however, they should have new
> versions of course which work fine.


> I don't really know of other issues.

Yeah... maybe /dev/ttyp* -=> /dev/pts/* switch should be explained?

> > And a few words about IPv6 support should be useful, too.
> It doesn't seem that that support is very mature/widely supported yet.

Still, netbase asks about it (re /etc/hosts), so people might wonder
what is it... a link to a web page should suffice, if I knew which web page
talks about it :)

> Oh, speaking of networking, I think it might be significant to metion
> how netstd died and was replaced by many pkgs (bootp, bootpc, ftpd,
> ftp, nfs-client, pidentd, telnet, telnetd, rsh-client, rsh-server).

And many more... I've already included the info about that split in the
split packages' section.

> I don't know if the slink->potato upgrade smoothly deals with that.
> Hopefully...

netstd is a dummy package now, it'll work.

enJoy -*/\*- don't even try to pronounce my first name

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