new packages

Björn Lindberg d95-bli at nada.kth.se
Tue Mar 20 08:55:19 PST 2001


On Sun, 18 Mar 2001, Marc Heerdink wrote:

> Sander Striker wrote on Sun, 18 Mar 2001 20:48:09 +0100:

> > Marc, while your at it, try installing grub instead.

<snip>

> Note that GRUB is still alpha software. Once it's declared stable (and I'm happy
> with it) it may be a good idea to exchange lilo for it. An important reason to
> do so is that it's from GNU. Other reasons might be better error recovery,

Why should it make any difference that it's from GNU? As long as it
is released under a free license I don't think it matters. One
argument for lilo is tradition.. ;-)

Generally, I think you should use the best program whenever you have
a choice. (Radical opinion?!?)


Björn



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