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Developer Linux News for Oct 22, 2001

  • Alan Cox: Linux 2.2.20-pre11 (2001-10-22 19:30:47)
    An otherwise routine release, with the exception of the omission of security fix information, which Mr. Cox says has been "censored in accordance with the US DMCA." Discussion on the matter is ongoing on the Linux Kernel Mailing List, archives of which are linked within.

  • ZDNet: Caldera targets developers with latest Workstation (2001-10-22 13:52:05)
    "OpenLinux Workstation 3.1 is the latest release of Caldera's Linux-based desktop operating system. In what appears to be a shift in focus from its user-centric eDesktop 2.4 , Caldera seems to be targeting its workstation distribution directly at the developer market by adding a wide variety of development tools to its already solid desktop configuration, making this latest version well-suited for corporate in-house development."

  • LinuxPR: theKompany.com Releases Version 0.6 of Rekall RAD DBMS Tool. (2001-10-22 12:52:02)
    "theKompany.com is pleased to announce the 0.6 release of Rekall, a personal, programmable DBMS system for KDE. The objective of this release is to be feature complete prior to the conversion to Qt from KDE. We have also added an integrated debugger to the Python as well as fixing bugs. Our current timeline has a 1.0 release available in late November 2001."

  • Bugzilla Status Update -- 19th October 2001 (2001-10-22 09:47:31)
    "This is the first in a (hopefully) regular series of status updates about the progress of Bugzilla development. The aim is to let people know about upcoming versions of Bugzilla, so they can better prepare for new features, as well as to raise any concerns about them before they leave CVS and become a stable tarball."

  • Emacs 21 Is Out (2001-10-22 07:14:04)
    Months after assorted packages and tarballs began leaking out onto the 'net, Emacs 21 is out. Links within.

  • Linux 2.4.13-pre6 Released (2001-10-22 00:34:27)
    Changelog, link within.

  • Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.12-ac5 (2001-10-22 00:27:41)
    Changelog, links within. 2.4.12-ac4 was released today as well.