LFS 5.0 is a serious problem

Michael Jackson proclaimation at yahoo.com
Sun Nov 16 12:46:11 PST 2003


--- Shane Shields <locutusenterprises at hotpop.com>
wrote:
> On Sunday 16 November 2003 6:17 pm, Michael Jackson
> wrote:
> > although I'm not ready to work on 5.0 yet (I want
> to
> > try 4.1 first), I am very excited by the direction
> 5.0
> > is going. because it is a new work in progress,
> there
> > are bound to be problems until ironed out. But, if
> you
> > compare 5.0 to previous versions, this one is
> going to
> > be very solid in the end.
> 
> If you have read the plfs hint where they explain
> the reasoning for what they 
> do you should be able to see that although 4.1 is
> good there is the potential 
> for problems. 5.0 should be no different from 4.1 in
> operation, if it was not 
> stable it would not be released. The potential for
> future problems has (as 
> much as possible) been eliminated. I would suggest
> you skip 4.1 and go for 
> 5.0. If you are worried about teething problems then
> you can follow the 
> development for the latest changes. These mainly (at
> the moment) deal with 
> small typo's and no changes to the actuall install
> method itself.
> -- 
> Shane Shields
> 
I thought 5.0 was in the early stages of development.
That's why I waited on it. Since it is stable, I will
indeed go with 5.0.

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