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Re: Proposal: Debian release numbers

On Wed, Jan 08, 2003 at 03:02:45PM +0100, Adrian 'Dagurashibanipal' von Bidder wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-01-08 at 14:35, Emile van Bergen wrote:
> [ big change in Debian? ]
> > But IMHO, neither does a compiler change, which a non-developer would
> > not notice at all (except for a few promille speed increase perhaps, and
> > possibly some problems with building older software). It may matter
> > greatly to debian developers, but I think the gcc 3.2 transition isn't
> > all that shocking to the average user.
> Older software breaking occurs too frequently to warrant any big version
> number jumps - I fully agree here.

It had better not ... I can think of one system that still has
functional libc4 programs installed.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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