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    SubjectRe: Linux-2.1.125 ... pre-2.2 imminent
    On Thu, Oct 08, 1998 at 09:58:22PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
    > Anyway, that means that the last of my personal show-stopper bugs in 2.1.x
    > seems to be finally history. I still expect to sync up with Alan Cox's
    > patches in particular, but I'm mentally getting ready for a real 2.2.
    > I still haven't decided on whether I'll make the same kind of "pre-2.2"
    > that I did before the 2.0 release, but there are strong psychological
    > reasons to do so to get people to more actively test it out with a "this
    > really should be stable" mindset.

    I suggest - although Linux is merely the kernel - to test it with all
    necessary tool updates - as well as gcc 2.8.1 and egcs 1.1b - once
    again and include at least a list with pointers to ftp sites where one
    could find these. (Writing & sending this mail using an egcs 1.1b built

    Matthias Andree

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