RH 9.0?

steve@neptune.ca steve at neptune.ca
Tue Mar 25 08:38:01 CST 2003


Its not a .anything release. Its just 9




On Tue, 25 Mar 2003 bscott at ntisys.com wrote:

> On Mon, 24 Mar 2003, at 2:31pm, mhoy at securify.com wrote:
> > Any truth to the Slathdot article about a March 31 release of RH 9.0?
>
>   Yup.
>
> > If so, are there any upgrade issues we should start planning for?
>
>   Yup.  :-)
>
>   First, it's a new release.  Second, it's a new Red Hat release.  Third,
> it's a new Red Hat .0 release.  It is *going* to have problems that will
> take some time to sort out.  Don't jump on 9.0 unless you are feeling
> adventurous, and then only on test systems.
>
>   I have been told that the big deal in 9.0 (and the reason for the major
> version number jump) is NPTL (Native POSIX Thread Library) support.  I guess
> that breaks all sorts of things.  YMMV.
>
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