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Developer Linux News for Feb 11, 2002

  • Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.18-pre9-ac1 (2002-02-11 23:26:35)
    Changelog, link within.

  • LinuxPlanet: The StartX Files: Between the Sheets with Siag (2002-02-11 22:38:52)
    Like programming in Scheme? If so, you may like Siag -- a spreadsheet with so many Scheme affinities the language gets a mention in its name: Scheme in a Grid. Brian Proffitt reports you can use this off-beat offering's C-like expressions to build something as simplistic as a custom function... or an applet as complex as a Web server.

  • openMosix 1.5.3 and 1.5.4 for Linux Kernels 2.4.14 and 2.4.16 Released (2002-02-11 19:15:47)
    "For thousands of users Mosix has been a reliable, fast and cost efficient clustering platform. There are hundreds of Mosix installations in life sciences, finance, industry, high tech, research and government environments. The goal of openMosix is to give to these users a continued support and an up-to-date platform."

  • GNOME.org: Interview with GNOME hacker Daniel Veillard (2002-02-11 15:06:58)
    "Daniel, a long time contributor to free software including developing www.rpmfind.net, gives his views on GNOME. As a recently re-elected GNOME Foundation Director he has had a long period of exposure to the direction the enviromnent. He covers how he got involved in GNOME, work he has done for the project and what he thinks the role of the Foundation is."

  • Open Magazine: High CManship (2002-02-11 11:56:24)
    "Intel's C++ Compilers for Linux and Windows smoke GNU C and MS Visual C++ in number crunching benchmarks."

  • Linux 2.5.4 Released (2002-02-11 05:54:58)
    Changelog, link within.

  • KernelTrap.org: 2.5 Now Has Preemptible Kernel (2002-02-11 00:37:32)
    "Robert Love's preemptible kernel patch has made it into the main 2.5 development tree as a compile time option."