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Developer Linux News for May 26, 2001

  • Java 2 Standard Edition1.4 Beta Release Now Available (May 26, 2001, 22:03)
    A Beta release of the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition version 1.4 software for Windows, Linux, and Solaris is now available.

  • MozillaQuest: Mozilla 1.0 Set Back to Q4 2001 (May 26, 2001, 21:40)
    And the wait goes on. According to this report, the Mozilla 1.0 release date has been pushed back to 15 October, 2001.

  • Hi-Muse -- the ultimate music appliance? (May 26, 2001, 19:30)
    "Basically, you can use the Hi-Muse to record, play, and store your music from CDs and other sources; it also provides a simple means by which you can locate, listen to, and store music from Internet radio stations, music portals, and other online sources -- without the use of a PC."

  • Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.4-ac18 (May 26, 2001, 17:00)
    "In terms of going through the code audit almost all the sound drivers still need fixing to lock against format changes during a read/write. Poll creating and starting a buffer as write does and also mmap during write, write during an mmap."

  • Linus Torvalds: Linux 2.4.5 (May 26, 2001, 02:19)
    "Ok, I applied Andrea's (nee Ingo's) version, as that one most clearly attacked the real deadlock cause. It's there as 2.4.5 now." Changelog within.