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Linux Weekly News for January 17, 2002

Jan 17, 2002, 14:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jonathan Corbet)
The LWN.net Weekly Edition for January 17, 2002 has been published.

Inside this LWN.net Weekly Edition:

  • Front: The MPAA reaches into Europe; Aunt Tillie and kernel compilation.
  • Security: Debian taking care; January CRYPTO-GRAM; lots of reports & updates
  • Kernel: The new ATA/IDE code goes in; initramfs and the end of compiled-in drivers. Nothing about Aunt Tillie.
  • Distributions: Deleting distributons from the list.
  • Development: Arch improves on CVS, Diet libc, Mahogany 0.64, OpenPKG 1.0, Galeon 1.1.2, Evolution 1.0.1, GHC 5.02.2, Python 2.1.2.
  • Commerce: IDC: Linux is cheaper than Unix; Korea migrates 120K civil servants to Linux desktop; Lineo spins off hardware businesses.
  • History: The long and winding road between Pacific HiTech and Turbolinux; Samba 2.0.
  • Letters: Overflowing with buffer overflow responses.
...plus the usual array of reports, updates, and announcements.
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