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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
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(Nearly) full tickless operation in 3.10
Solution: Gentoo (or like, source-based distros).
Posted Jun 27, 2007 20:43 UTC (Wed) by hazelsct (guest, #3659)
Posted Jun 27, 2007 21:35 UTC (Wed) by ksmathers (guest, #2353)
That can't happen effectively in a system of compiled packages, but it is only important if you are a minimalist, or if you tend to use packages from different sources (which might therefor have conflicting binary dependencies.)
Posted Jun 28, 2007 5:51 UTC (Thu) by evgeny (guest, #774)
I remember from Debian-3.0 days, when I wanted to install the php-odbc module on a server (no X stuff at all), it attempted to install Gtk+, Corba, etc, plus some of Gnome, only because the ODBC GUI setup utility was linked against all those libs. Call me minimalist...
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