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Developer Linux News for Jul 14, 2003

  • Alan Cox: Linux 2.6.0-test1-ac1 (2003-07-14 21:12:05)
    "Since Linus is in hiding this is a collected set of diffs I'm using right now. It has the worst of the current security stuff I know about fixed up but I've not looked into older stuff yet. Also a few things I needed for my test hardware that went walkins like Zoom Video..." Changelog, link within.

  • eWeek: Mono Playing Catch-Up (2003-07-14 18:00:52)
    "While a 2-year-old project to develop an open-source version of Microsoft Corp.'s .Net Framework is making progress, it's still a long way from prime time..."

  • Joe Pranevich: The Wonderful World of Linux 2.6 (2003-07-14 17:00:34)
    "I've put together a short summary document of the changes in Linux 2.6, similar to the documents that I did back-in-the-day for Linux 2.2 and 2.4..."

  • Linus Torvalds: Linux 2.6.0-test1 (2003-07-14 14:00:00)
    "One difference is that while 2.4.0 took about 7 months from the pre1 to the final release, I hope (and believe) that we have fewer issues facing us in the current 2.6.0. But very obviously there are going to be a few test-releases before the real thing..." Changelog, links within.

  • developerWorks: Create Debian Linux Packages (2003-07-14 13:00:18)
    "Learn the basics of creating Debian packages for distributing programs and source code. This article shows all the necessary components of a package and how to put them together to end up with a final product..."

  • WineHQ: Interview With Jukka Heinonen. (2003-07-14 08:30:46)
    "Jukka Heinonen lives in Helsinki, Finland and works as a software engineer for a medium sized Finnish company... In his spare time he enjoys reading and working on a RoboCup team 'that really is years away from being able to compete against even beer cans...'"

  • developerWorks: Using Combinatorial Functions in the itertools Module (2003-07-14 07:00:04)
    "In this installment, David [Mertz] explores the new [itertools] module, and gives you a sense of the new expressive power available with combinatorial iterators..."

  • Release Digest: KDE, July 13, 2003 (2003-07-14 05:00:30)
    This weekend's KDE apps: madman 0.91.1, Design Recovery Tool 0.3.3, KDevelop 3.0a5, SuperKaramba 0.29, Kwave 0.6.7, and TuxCards 1.1.

  • Release Digest: GNOME, July 13, 2003 (2003-07-14 05:00:00)
    This weekend's GNOMNE app: GARNOME 0.25.0.