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Re: Danger Will Robinson! Danger!

On Sat, Mar 11, 2000 at 11:44:39PM -0600, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> >>"Marcus" == Marcus Brinkmann <Marcus.Brinkmann@ruhr-uni-bochum.de> writes:
>  Marcus> Making last minute changes and rushing in x.0 versions of
>  Marcus> critical software is just Plain Wrong.  Especially the Linux
>  Marcus> kernels are often very unstable 'til x.12 or 14.
>         Why is it bad having a stable kernel installed as default, and
>  a 2.4-pre kernel, marked as extra, with warning in the long
>  description, also in the distribution?

Nothing wrong about that, if we don't go a long way to make additional
changes in the various admin packages (isdn, pcmcia comes to mind).

I was always a supporter of the latest and greatest kernel as a binary
package in extra.


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