Re: 2.1.44

Pavel Machek (
Tue, 8 Jul 1997 20:09:45 +0200


> 2.1.44pre3 wasnt bad - in fact its been the best for a while. 2.1.44 is
> a bit of a disaster. It doesnt boot, and on the odd combination of settings
> that do boot it scrambles your disk.

Hmm, looks like I was the fortunate one who looked at the list before
actually patching that ;-).

> The responsible thing to do would surely to be to rename it 2.1.44pre4 before
> it does further needless damage. I've no problem with 2.1.x having odd suprises
> like sometimes eating bits of disks - it is test code, but now we know its
> extremely dangerous moving it from the normal place would be smart.

Bad idea... Having two patches with same number is bad. What about
launching 2.1.45 patching the most fatal things _fast_? Most people
download latest patch...

I'm really 	   Pavel
Look at ;-).