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SubjectRe: No Distribution is 2.0.0 Current
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> 	To me to be 2.0.0 current all free packages must be compiled
> against the Linux 2.0.0 source tree, with the same libc or later than
> the developers use. It must also include the kernel support utilities
> that have been patched to work with 2.0.0 and all support tools need
> to be updated to support all the standard features of 2.0.0.

Actually most of the kernel developers are using RedHat 3.0.3, older
Slackware or Debian. In fact for a very long time I was using RH 2.1 simply
because "it worked", and if you change your user mode tools its then harder
to guess what has introduced a new bug. So I'm happily trundling along with
libc5.2.18, all the tools built against it and a few new blocks of files.

> Please do not call any distribution Current yet. Yes some can support
> the compilation of 2.0.0. But I know all of them require upgrading to
> be current with the system I currently run. Libc-5.3.12 for example.

I think much of the rest of this has some good points in it. I'll run
libc5.3.12 when it appears on distributions and only after a few kernel
builds are checked to work in both environments. Paranoia is a wonderful
thing


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