Re: LinuxPPC R5

Dan Burcaw (
Sat, 12 Jun 1999 12:40:35 -0600 (MDT)

On Sat, 12 Jun 1999, Benjamin Karas wrote:

> I was wondering if it should be possible to install R5 over my YDL
> installation? Have you heard of any big incompatibilities? I just want
> to try R5, but I must say that YDL is very impressive. If R5 is like R4,
> I'll be using YDL again very soon.

R5 and YDL are glibc 2.1 based, so there should be no major problems doing
an upgrade.

R5 stuff is newer then CS 1.0, however, our 1.1 product will be newer then
R5... working postgresql, etc.

> Is there any word on if their copy of Netscape will run under YDL? This
> would be a bonus.

Well, the LinuxPPC folks sent a computer to netscape and apparently they
have a build. I grabbed a copy off their ftp site and have been trying it
out. No Java... the binary comes with Java disabled and if you turn it
back on and load a Java applet, boom -- bus error.

Regardless, we'll be shipping netscape with Champion Server 1.1 in a few

> -Ben


Terra Soft Solutions, Inc.

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