[Gllug] iproute 2 and sarge

Richard Jones rich at annexia.org
Sun Jan 4 11:38:55 UTC 2009

On Sun, Jan 04, 2009 at 11:23:45AM +0000, John Winters wrote:
> There's not really a lot to understand.  Each new major release of
> Debian gets a new name.  In (recent) order they have been:
> Sarge	- previous release
> Etch	- current release
> Lenny	- next release (getting real soon now)
> The full list of releases in historical order is:
> Hamm, Slink, Potato, Woody, Sarge, Etch, Lenny

Proving my point?

At least Ubuntu's names are alphabetical, and their version numbers
are very sensible (eg. 6.06 == 2006 June).

> As soon as Lenny is released, a new name will be coined for the next
> release.  (Maybe it already has been - I don't know.)

Hopefully they will choose "5.0".


Richard Jones
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