Developer Linux News for Sep 10, 2003
The Register: MS' Linux Obsession--Time to Call in the Shrinks (Sep 10, 2003, 23:30)
"The study is apparently to be used by Microsoft's new kinder,
gentler and more fact-based GM for platform strategy Martin Taylor
in his campaign to convince customers that nine out of ten cats who
expressed a preference reckoned that Linux is pooh..."
Linux Journal: Testing the Intel C++ Compiler (Sep 10, 2003, 22:00)
"Being an avid developer and tool junkie, my enthusiasm to try
out Version 7 of the Intel C++ Compiler was high. I was most
interested in using the debugger, as GDB has left me short of
success on more than one occasion..."
Washington Post: Joy-Less at Sun (Sep 10, 2003, 17:30)
"Renowned scientist Bill Joy, a Sun co-founder and chief
scientist, resigned yesterday from the company to pursue his own
interests, including developing computer security
LinuxDevices: Linux 2.6: A Breakthrough for Embedded Systems (Sep 10, 2003, 11:30)
"Among these new features are enhanced real-time performance,
easier porting to new computers, support for large memory models,
support for microcontrollers, and an improved I/O system..."
KernelTrap: HowTo Upgrade 2.6 With Patches; 2.6.0-test5 Released (Sep 10, 2003, 08:30)
"Additionally, if you followed my recent upgrade howto, are
running 2.6.0-test4, and are interested in upgrading to
2.6.0-test5, read on for a few simple tips on upgrading with
developerWorks: Writing GnomeVFS Modules (Sep 10, 2003, 05:30)
"This article describes how to use GnomeVFS--a C library for
accessing various file systems--to extend GNOME and develop your
own extensions to the virtual file system. The article is centered
around an imaginary example file system that lets you access an
in-memory directory tree..."
Debian Weekly News - September 9, 2003 (Sep 10, 2003, 05:00)
Community Roundup: The latest news from the
Release Digest: KDE, September 9, 2003 (Sep 10, 2003, 05:00)
Today's KDE app: KDbg 1.2.9.
Release Digest: GNU, September 9, 2003 (Sep 10, 2003, 05:00)
Today's GNU app: GNU CLISP 2.31.
Release Digest: GNOME, September 9, 2003 (Sep 10, 2003, 05:00)
Today's GNOME apps: GNOME XML toolkit 2.5.11, GHex 2.4.0, GHex
2.4.0, and Yelp 2.4.0.
Release Digest: Distributions, September 9, 2003 (Sep 10, 2003, 05:00)
Today's distributions: Linare Linux and GNOPPIX 0.5
Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.22-ac2 (Sep 10, 2003, 04:20)
Changelog, link within.
LinuxDevices: First Embedded Release of 2.6-Series Kernel (Sep 10, 2003, 02:00)
"LynuxWorks' BlueCat Linux 5.0, based on a 2.6-series Linux
kernel, is now available for public beta testing, with a projected
final release date set for November..."