Developer Linux News for Dec 23, 2003
CNET News: IE Fix Mends Flawed Open-Source Patch (Dec 23, 2003, 23:30)
"A Web site that published a third-party patch to fix a security
hole in Microsoft's Internet Explorer has had to reissue the patch,
after the original was found to be flawed..."
Tonight: Seasons Greetings from The Linux Show (Dec 23, 2003, 17:30)
"Kevin Hill, Arne Flones, Doc Searls, Russ Pavlicek, and Jeff
Gerhardt wish to you all seasons greetings and a prosperous New
KernelTrap: Interview: Marcelo Tosatti (Dec 23, 2003, 14:30)
"In this interview he looks at how he became the 2.4 maintainer,
the challenges involved, and brings us up to date with the current
status of the 2.4 kernel..."
Andrew Morton: Linux 2.6.0-mm1 (Dec 23, 2003, 14:11)
Changelog, link within.
New York Times: Creator of Linux Defends Its Originality (Dec 23, 2003, 13:30)
"Linus Torvalds, creator of the popular Linux computer operating
system, defended his work yesterday as not always lovely but
original--and certainly not copied, as a Utah company has
contended... [Free registration required. -ed.]
developerWorks: Postmortem Memory Profiling with PERL (Dec 23, 2003, 07:00)
"Problems with memory, such as leaks and memory-greedy
applications can cause many problems for application developers;
more so for wireless applications due to the prevalence of
memory-constrained devices as platforms..."
Release Digest: KDE, December 22, 2003 (Dec 23, 2003, 05:00)
Today's KDE apps: Opale 0.5 and Konserve v0.9.
New Linux IA-32 Drivers from Nvidia (Dec 23, 2003, 05:00)
Today's general app: Nvidia IA-32 Drivers 1.0-5328
DistroWatch: Distributions, December 22, 2003 (Dec 23, 2003, 05:00)
Today's distributions: Devil-Linux 1.0.3 and Puppy Linux
Groklaw: Linus' First Analysis of the Files (Dec 23, 2003, 02:30)
"There will be more to say later, but the bottom line is that
SCO appears to have made a copyright claim to some files that Linus