Re: Debian development modem (was The broken libjpeg-6b is in RH 5.1)
>> Debian had a mostly libc6 based system long before RedHat, yet RedHat
>> is releasing their second libc6 system while Debian still has no clue
>> when, or even if, it will release.
> Debian had a mostly libc6 based system long before RedHat, yet RedHat
> is releasing their second libc6 system while Debian still has no clue
> when, or even if, it will release.
I've been invited to download hamm and upgrade my 1.3.1 r6 system here
several times, and many have said that hamm is "stable" thou not
"officially". Meanwhile, a day does not go by that the linux ftp watch
page doen't show at least a half dozen new files on the debian ftp site and
it's mirrors. (so whats the story?)
If there is a detailed enough how-to doc showing how I could upgrade
(safely) from 1.3.1 to hamm (you bet your ascii my entire linux partition
will be backed up to my DCC drive first!) I might try it IF someone might
burn me CD-R's of hamm as I can't stay up all night with the 28.8 modem to
Seems that maybe it MIGHT be a good idea to let the CD shovel ware folks
release pre-lim versions of hamm (and and future debian pre-releases)
marked quite clearly (and LOUDLY) as BETA for slo internet folks like me.
Anyway I would gladly trade some blank CD-R media(2 or 3 for 1?) plus
postage, plus something for your trouble for a beta CD-R copy of hamm.
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