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[Discuss] Systemd & not Re: I, uh, deleted the wrong kernel....

On 10/02/2016 07:42 PM, Mike Small wrote:
> Bill Ricker <bill.n1vux at> writes:
>> ?Probably time to ask ...
>> What's the state of Systemd-free variant distros?
>> Are there any that closely follow others'  updates ?or layer repos ?
> Slackware just released 14.2 a couple months back. Not sure what you
> mean in the second sentence. Package versions here:
> Perl version: PACKAGE NAME:  perl-5.22.2-i586-1.txz
> The way he does security updates is different than Debian. There seems
> to be a case by case judgement call but for many things, firefox for
> instance, you often get version updates before the next release via
> the security updates.
> The only thing I kind of dislike about slackware is the directory
> structure in the 64 bit version. Libraries go into /lib64 and
> /usr/lib64.  Obviously this is a pretty petty criticism, but not really
> needing multilib I find it annoying to have these directory names. I
> prefer OpenBSD's approach, which is to not bother with multilib and have
> simple expected names like /usr/lib and /lib.
Fedora  and RHEL are the same way. That is because they fully support 
both 64-bit and 32 bit libraries and applications.

Jerry Feldman <gaf.linux at>
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