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Re: potato was Re: infomagic



On Sat, Jul 24, 1999 at 11:02:30AM +0100, Patrick Kirk wrote:
> Debian is the last major distro on the 2.0.36 kernel.  I like it because it
> loads, runs like its supposed to and its free as in free speech.
> 
> Where is there some info on what potato is supposed to be?  From the
> description of broken bits obviously its planned to be very different from
> slink but how?

A number of things broke slightly.  Of course, given the major transitions
we have happening here, no wonder things are as good as they currently are
iv you're running unstable.  The the major transitions:

glibc 2.0.7    -->  glibc 2.1
gcc 2.7.x      -->  egcs
kernel 2.0.36  -->  kernel 2.2.x
perl 5.004     -->  perl 5.004/5.005
X 3.3.2.3      -->  X 3.3.4

If the lot of those aren't good reason to have things break, I don't know
what is.

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<wc> red dye causes cancer, haven't you heard? (;
<Knghtbrd> fucking everything causes cancer, haven't you heard?
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<archon> no, that causes aids

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