Developer Linux News for Jul 14, 2003
Alan Cox: Linux 2.6.0-test1-ac1 (Jul 14, 2003, 21:12)
"Since Linus is in hiding this is a collected set of diffs I'm
using right now. It has the worst of the current security stuff I
know about fixed up but I've not looked into older stuff yet. Also
a few things I needed for my test hardware that went walkins like
Zoom Video..." Changelog, link within.
eWeek: Mono Playing Catch-Up (Jul 14, 2003, 18:00)
"While a 2-year-old project to develop an open-source version of
Microsoft Corp.'s .Net Framework is making progress, it's still a
long way from prime time..."
Joe Pranevich: The Wonderful World of Linux 2.6 (Jul 14, 2003, 17:00)
"I've put together a short summary document of the changes in
Linux 2.6, similar to the documents that I did back-in-the-day for
Linux 2.2 and 2.4..."
Linus Torvalds: Linux 2.6.0-test1 (Jul 14, 2003, 14:00)
"One difference is that while 2.4.0 took about 7 months from the
pre1 to the final release, I hope (and believe) that we have fewer
issues facing us in the current 2.6.0. But very obviously there are
going to be a few test-releases before the real thing..."
Changelog, links within.
developerWorks: Create Debian Linux Packages (Jul 14, 2003, 13:00)
"Learn the basics of creating Debian packages for distributing
programs and source code. This article shows all the necessary
components of a package and how to put them together to end up with
a final product..."
WineHQ: Interview With Jukka Heinonen. (Jul 14, 2003, 08:30)
"Jukka Heinonen lives in Helsinki, Finland and works as a
software engineer for a medium sized Finnish company... In his
spare time he enjoys reading and working on a RoboCup team 'that
really is years away from being able to compete against even beer
developerWorks: Using Combinatorial Functions in the itertools Module (Jul 14, 2003, 07:00)
"In this installment, David [Mertz] explores the new [itertools]
module, and gives you a sense of the new expressive power available
with combinatorial iterators..."
Release Digest: KDE, July 13, 2003 (Jul 14, 2003, 05:00)
This weekend's KDE apps: madman 0.91.1, Design Recovery Tool
0.3.3, KDevelop 3.0a5, SuperKaramba 0.29, Kwave 0.6.7, and TuxCards
Release Digest: GNOME, July 13, 2003 (Jul 14, 2003, 05:00)
This weekend's GNOMNE app: GARNOME 0.25.0.