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Re: Debian 2.0

On Thu, 2 Oct 1997, joost witteveen wrote:

> > On Thu, 2 Oct 1997, alex khalil wrote:
> > 
> > >   When will Debian 2.0 be available?
> > 
> > "When it is ready"
> And, to give a little more feeling about when that may be:
> We're converting all packages to libc6. I My guess is that we're
> about half-way, with most of the difficult packages (libraries)
> done. So, only on the libc6/5 basis, I'd say: probably another
> 3 months. But by the time everything is libc6, there will probably
> be other problems (Deity, maybe problems with bootdisks, etc),
> and that may delay things more.
> But, the only true answer with free software project like this
> one surely is "when it's ready", as "deadlines" are impossible
> to keep.

  Thanks Joost.  Your answer helped me make a decision on upgrading a set
of machines for a charity based on the current 1.3.x.

  Also, we will be sending a batch of Debian CD-ROMs to the Thirld World
immediately rather than try to wait for 2.0

  Thanks again


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