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Re: [vox-tech] learned a new bash thing today



On Fri, Feb 02, 2001 at 03:14:41PM -0800, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> On Fri 02 Feb 01,  2:47 PM, Henry House said: 
> > On Thu, Feb 01, 2001 at 08:32:25PM -0800, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > > GNU sucks somewhat.  i've gotten gdb to do some hardcore segfaulting.  i
> > > went through the hassle of downloading the gdb sourcecode, recompiling the
> > > whole shebang from the start with debugging symbols and sending GNU a
> > > backtrace along with the core file and the code that crashed gdb.
> > > 
> > > didn't hear a peep out of them.   true, they might have fixed whatever was
> > > wrong, but a "message received" would've been nice...
> > 
> > Hmmm, be wary of such generalizations.
> 
> should i be wary of ALL such generalizations?

No, there are some deadbeat maintainers out there (I can think of a couple
Debian maintainers who seem to be dead weight). But GNU = unresponsive is
probably not good. ;-)


-- 
Henry House
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