Re: How unstable is hamm?
On Fri, 5 Dec 1997, Scott Ellis wrote:
: On Fri, 5 Dec 1997, John Bradley Fitzgibbons wrote:
: > I've been watching all of the messages concerning libc6 upgrades and now
: > I've just got to ask. How unstable is hamm? My major interest is due to
: > development. I'd really like to start playing around with version 6, but
: > I'd hate to destroy my system to do it... :) I have an admin level
: > knowledge of unix so feel free to be honest with me. Thanks in advance
: > for any input.
: Speaking as the author of the libc5 to libc6 Mini-HOWTO, I've experienced
: very few problems running my machine up-to-date with the latest packages
: from hamm. Once you're over the initial upgrade hurdle, everything pretty
: much works fine.
: Scott K. Ellis <email@example.com> http://www.gate.net/~storm/
Kudos, Mr. Ellis. I followed your HOWTO yesterday on a
semi-production server and it was relatively painless. 'e2fsck'
disappeared which made for an interesting reboot, but I accept the blame
Everything else went fine. No horror stories. And now there are a few
zillion packages to choose from.
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