Developer Linux News for Jun 28, 2001
Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.5-ac20 (Jun 28, 2001, 17:45)
"This is the initial merge with 2.4.6pre - treat this one with
care, it may not be the most reliable 2.4.5ac release ever
Linux-2.4.6-pre6 released (Jun 28, 2001, 17:15)
Linux 2.4.6-pre6 was released today. Changelog within.
Eric Raymond on the VA Linux Change of Course (Jun 28, 2001, 15:43)
A few hours after the news broke regarding VA Linux's decision
to leave the hardware business in favor of concentrating on its
SourceForge OnSite software and its OSDN web properties, we wrote
Eric Raymond with a few questions. Mr. Raymond, in addition to
being a "noted open source evangelist," also sits on the VA Linux
Board of Directors, so we were able to get his take not only on the
immediate picture from the ground but the broader picture of just
what VA Linux's decision means for Linux and open source software
in general. We also asked a question or two about yesterday's other
big story: Microsoft's decision to support FreeBSD in its .NET
IBM Releases v 1.0.0 of the Open Source Journaled File System (JFS) (Jun 28, 2001, 15:01)
"IBM is pleased to announce the v 1.0.0 release of the open
source Journaled File System (JFS), a high-performance, and
scalable file system for Linux."
LinuxPR: K12LTSP will be officially released on July 4th, 2001.
(Jun 28, 2001, 05:26)
"K12LTSP is an easy to install, Linux based terminal server
package designed for schools. It comes ready to run with lots of
programs for classroom use. It works with low maintenance, diskless
workstations that are immune to viruses and mischievous student
tampering. K12LTSP is based on RedHat 7.1 (www.redhat.com),
StarOffice from Sun microsystems (www.sun.com/staroffice) and the
Linux Terminal Server Project."
LinuxProgramming: Gnome Basic 0.0.20 released (Jun 28, 2001, 05:10)
"The cleaner meaner, grammaticaly correct Gnome Basic. It
transpires lots of work has got done recently, so what better than
a new release."