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Re: [SLE] FireFox broken, is SuSE Pro becoming a test bed like Fedora?
  • From: Michael W Cocke <cocke@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2005 23:31:03 -0400
  • Message-id: <l1m071lik07ghid46mec08fhi52tndbuj6@xxxxxxx>
On Wed, 27 Apr 2005 22:07:11 -0400, you wrote:

>On Wed, Apr 27, 2005 at 12:14:46PM -0700, Preston Crawford wrote:
>>
>>
>> On Wed, 27 Apr 2005, Kevanf1 wrote:
>>
>> > Sorry Mike but I think his problems started with a YOU update not an
>> > upgrade. YOU updates should really be stable.
>>
>> Indeed. This is what happened. And they should be stable.
>>
>> Preston
>
>Before this gets out of hand:
>
>Features, hardware support, and stability, are three things and none of
>them are related. If you want features to make it rival Windows, don't
>expect stability. If you want good hardware support, same thing, new
>hardwre can't work unless it isn't tested as much. If you spend all the
>time testing for bugs it doesn't get released.
>
>SUSE is the only distro onn earth that I've ever seen mix these all
>together without being unstable.
>
>Look at the most stable OSs in the World:
>
>BSD
>
>Solaris
>
>AIX
>
>Slackware
>
>Now when is the last time you saw any of those have flashy new features?
>
>SUSE can easily stay up, I've never had it crash and I use FTP, HTTP, and a
>million things on it and the box isn't even near the RAM it should have. It
>doesn't crash.
>
>
>
>Firefox is a flash new browser, if you want stability instead, use Netcat.

I'm going to stop after this - the point I apparently failed to make
was that the same problem happened to my firefox installation, which
was not installed nor upgraded via YOU, YAST, or anything but me and
an RPM. The problem had nothing to do with YOU or SuSE.

Mike-

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