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Developer Linux News for Oct 27, 2003

  • InfoWorld: Open Source Citizenship (2003-10-27 23:00:24)
    Is all take and no give the dirty little secret of the open source movement?

  • KernelTrap: VM Swappiness Autoregulation (2003-10-27 07:00:53)
    "Con Kolivas strikes again, this time with a patch that regulates the VM subsystem's 'swappiness' on-the-fly..."

  • developerWorks: Inversion Lists with Perl (2003-10-27 06:00:45)
    "Inversion lists are an essential part of any Perl programmer's toolkit, especially for those who deal with ranges and Unicode. In this article, Ted explains inversion lists, illustrated by a Perl implementation that he wrote and put on the CPAN network, and shows how inversion lists can be used to compress normal data in addition to bit strings..."

  • Release Digest: KDE, October 26, 2003 (2003-10-27 05:00:30)
    This weekend's KDE apps: KMemAid and krename 2.8.3.

  • Release Digest: GNOME, October 26, 2003 (2003-10-27 05:00:00)
    This weekend's GNOME apps: GStreamer 0.7.1, Dr. Geo 0.9.10, GNOME System Tools 0.29.0, GLib-2.3.0, Pango-1.3.0, GTK+-2.3.0, gwget2 0.7, gtkmm 2.3.0, glibmm 2.3.1, GGV 2.5.0, and GHex 2.5.1.

  • Joe Pranevich: The Wonderful World of Linux 2.6 (Draft 2) (2003-10-27 04:00:11)
    "I have just completed the second draft of my 'Wonderful World of Linux 2.6' article, current up until the 2.6.0-test9 kernel released yesterday..."

  • Linus Torvalds: Linux 2.6.0-test9 (2003-10-27 00:00:14)
    Changelog, links within.