> > I have no problem with the updating of tools... if I didn't want to
> > upgrade tools, I don't have to upgrade kernels either, right?
> > I say, do the updates.
> Anyone who has refused to upgrade their userspace tools since installation is
> almost certainly running daemons with known security exploits in them.
> What are these people whinging about, and why are we bothering to listen to
> Tools change. Bugs are found and fixed, and sometimes you have to upgrade.
> Get used to it - it's not going to stop happening.
i second that. We use linux for school here and i'm almost getting used to
patching stock kernels to get nfs, smp or somethink like that to work
> If people want a system where they don't have to upgrade their tools to fix
> known bugs, then they should opt for something commercial which doesn't
> actually bother to fix such bugs under the next 'service pack'.
win nt ?????? ;-)
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