FreeBSD 7.2-RC2 Available
smithi at nimnet.asn.au
Sun Apr 26 07:15:39 UTC 2009
On Sat, 25 Apr 2009, Ken Smith wrote:
> On Sat, 2009-04-25 at 15:21 +1000, Ian Smith wrote:
> > On Fri, 24 Apr 2009, Ken Smith wrote:
> > > There is one known issue with 7.2-RC2. We switched from KDE3 to KDE4
> > Oh, I'd been kinda hoping that wouldn't happen till after release. I
> > guess our KDE folks must reckon it's shaken out enough already now ..
> Yes, I contacted the two people who I was told most directly watch over
> the KDE ports and both preferred we shift to KDE4.
Fair enough. I've been too busy to follow its progress just lately.
> > Will kde3 still be able to be installed from packages? Will it be a big
> > deal to prefer staying with kde3 (mostly re older small-memory laptops)?
> It will be available for install from packages through the net (FTP
> based install, or one of the other package tools that can be told to
> download the packages). I'm afraid I can't fit it on the ISO release
No that's fine, thanks Ken; glad to hear kde3 won't be obsoleted yet.
> Even with the DVD media we currently have a limit caused by the
> tool many of our mirror sites use for mirroring - files larger than 2Gb
> cause issues (that's why the DVD image is gzip-ed). We're slowly
> working to resolve that.
Already got my RC2-bootonly - now all I need is some free time :)
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