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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 <storm@gate.net>                 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
for that.

Everything else went fine.  No horror stories.  And now there are a few
zillion packages to choose from.

Nathan Norman
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