Developer Linux News for Sep 24, 2001
LinuxProgramming: Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Sep 24) (Sep 24, 2001, 17:13)
All that's new in the Python world.
Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.9-ac15 (Sep 24, 2001, 15:56)
"Update the VM to Rik's latest bits, Merge asorted minor
bugfixes, Merge initial speakup hooks." Changelog, links
Kernel Traffic #134 by Zack Brown (Sep 24, 2001, 15:44)
Mailing list threads from the Linux Kernel Development Team.
Kur05hin: Virtual Fireside Chat With Miguel De Icaza (Sep 24, 2001, 12:00)
".NET seemed to me like an upgrade for Win32 developers: they
had the same problems we had when dealing with APIs that have been
designed over many years, a great deal of inconsistency. So I want
to have some of this new "fresh air" available for building my own
Kernel Cousin Debian Hurd #108 by Paul Emsley (Sep 24, 2001, 11:04)
Highlights from the Debian-Hurd development mailing lists for
the previous week.
Linus Torvalds: Linux 2.4.10 (Sep 24, 2001, 05:50)
"Ok, I released a real 2.4.10, let the fun begin.. This is an
uncomfortably large changeset, largely because I was away in
Finland twice during the 2.4.9->2.4.10 development, and partly
of course because I've tried to aggressively sync up especially
with Alan ... Give it hell."
LinuxWorld.com: How to create a Linux-based network of computers for peanuts (part 3) (Sep 24, 2001, 05:50)
"There are few technical reasons not to use twisted-pair and 10-
or 100BaseT Ethernet if that is what you prefer, and don't mind
spending the money. Any up-to-date book on networks explains the
advantages of this newer technology. My advice is for 50 or fewer
devices, don't rip out an existing Thinnet installation and upgrade
to new NICs and cabling thinking this will increase performance.
For 50 or more PC X terminals, however, the equation tilts in the