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Re: Woody Freeze Plans - Progress Report

On Sat, Apr 07, 2001 at 04:09:07PM +0200, Michael Bramer wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 07, 2001 at 09:55:58PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > On Sat, Apr 07, 2001 at 01:46:58PM +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > > > In short: there hasn't been any, go help Adam and David with
> > > > boot-floppies.
> > > 2. We have the working potato boot-floppies. I know they aren't the best
> > >    but they are working. 
> > No, they don't work for woody. That's what Adam and David are working on.
> technicality we can make this:
> 	release woody with the potato boot floppies. after the (old)

No, we can't: we wouldn't be distributing the source for the GPLed apps on
the floppies that way. Further, we couldn't fix any bugs we might find.

> This is not the preferred way (IMHO). But this is better as wait a
> long time. 

At the moment, sometime next year is the *shortest* possible way of doing
things, cutting all the corners we reasonably can.


Anthony Towns <aj@humbug.org.au> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
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