packages that are out of date

Tushar Teredesai tush at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 7 08:57:29 PDT 2002


Mark Hymers wrote:

>On Fri, 04, Oct, 2002 at 05:47:46PM -0500, Chris Cheney spoke thus..
>  
>
>>For binutils I think most distributions use the versions available at
>>ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/devel/binutils instead of the version at
>>ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/binutils
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>This is something that has interested me in the past when I've seen the
>binutils-linux release notes (often to LKML or the gcc ml).  I don't
>know enough about the compiler toolchain to comment really, although it
>is something that might be interesting to look into (i.e. why is there a
>seperate binutils release for linux; now that I've said that someone is
>bound do jump in with the answer!)
>  
>
I have been wondering about this mystery of the two versions and the 
difference between them. Anyone know the story?

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