Re: No y2k safe stable ---> Debian will suffer...
There isn't a problem with Y2k for all but (3-5?) packages. There may be
problems around 2032, but nothing that is a problem in the near term. Aside
from Nethack, what packages have Year 2000 problems?
On Mon, 8 Nov 1999, Worried wrote:
> Date: Mon, 08 Nov 1999 22:00:00 +0100
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> Subject: No y2k safe stable ---> Debian will suffer...
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> I see in all the freeze threads that Debian will NOT have
> a stable distro that is y2k compliant before the end
> of the year.
> If this is true, guess what that makes Debian look like...
> A lot of Debian users and fans, including me, will have a
> problem: do we migrate to unstable or to another -stable- distro...
> I don't care if there is a major update of slink with kernel 2.2.13
> or somthing, a 'small' potato release followed by a 'bigger', or
> -WHATEVER-, just make sure that there is a stable y2k
> compliant release before this will be a problem...
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