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Re: The freeze, Nethack, and Y2K compliance

Peter Makholm <peter@makholm.net> writes:

> Jason Henry Parker <jasonp@uq.net.au> writes:
> > Bear in mind that Slash'em has already fixed this bug, you may get
> > some mileage from mailing the author of the patch for it (kevin hugo,
> > <hugo@cae.wisc.edu>).
> I think Kevin is netdead. I remember he signed off slashem develoment
> sometime in august.

Indeed.  However, Kevin is undoubtedly the best port of call when it
comes to getting Debian's NetHack binary Y2k-compliant, since he wrote
the only patch I know of that fixes the problem.

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