[linux-elitists] [dan: Error at kernel.org]

Rob Walker rob@myinternetplace.net
Wed Dec 26 22:15:07 PST 2001

>>>>> On Wed, 26 Dec 2001 21:10:27 -0800, Dan Wilder <dan@ssc.com>
>>>>> said:

Dan> On Wed, Dec 26, 2001 at 08:13:14PM -0800, Greg KH wrote:
>> On Wed, Dec 26, 2001 at 07:34:44PM -0800, Dan Wilder wrote:
>> > Anybody know how to reach a human at ftp.kernel.org?
>> > 
>> > ftp.kernel.org /pub/linux/kernel/v2.5 has an erroneous "LATEST-IS" 
>> > file, LATEST-IS-2.5.0.  I've tried writing three times since 
>> > Dec. 17 to ftpadmin@kernel.org.  Alas, no response.
>> > 
>> > Unfortunately we're relying on this file to be correct.  It has
>> > been, in the past, except briefly.
>> I'd recommend using the 'finger finger@kernel.org' for sensing the
>> current kernel versions.  Or just parsing the 'www.kernel.org' web page.

Dan> % finger finger@kernel.org
Dan> finger: finger: no such user.

bash-2.05a$ finger @kernel.org
The latest stable version of the Linux kernel is:          2.4.17
The latest prepatch for the stable Linux kernel tree is:   2.4.18-pre1
The latest beta version of the Linux kernel is:            2.5.1
The latest prepatch for the beta Linux kernel tree is:     2.5.2-pre2
The latest -ac patch to the stable Linux kernels is:       2.4.13-ac8


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