The boot floppies are up to version 2.2.12, and are
progressing nicely. This version has the distinction of being the
first "really fully functional powerpc installer" for Debian, a
very important milestone for the powerpc port.
The number of release critical bugs continues to hover
The First European Debian Meeting is planned to be held
starting July 5th in France as part of the Libre Software Meeting.
This has generated some enthusiasm among the French developers, but
it may have some scheduling conflicts with other events in Europe.
It's yet to be seen how big this gathering will be.
Some impressive graphs have been made of the relations
(dependencies, conflicts, etc) between various packages. These
graphs can give some idea of the complexities apt has to deal with.
The graph of all the packages in the base system is especially
Perl folks will be happy to know that experimental perl 5.6 debs
are available for woody. Hopefully fully integrating this new
version won't be as complex as the last perl upgrade since a lot of
groundwork was laid last time to support future upgrades.
New packages in Debian this week include a long list of
2.2.15pre19 kernel-image packages, the following and many
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