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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
2.1.125)

--
Matthias Andree

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