New release time?

Pierre A. Humblet
Thu Apr 10 16:08:00 GMT 2003

Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> It's ok, I don't say a word about that anymore.  I was just trying to
> avoid problems.  No, nobody has to create a new package and yes, all
> applications will still run as before.  No need to hurry.  Everything's
> fine.

To avoid problems during the transition we want to prevent the use
of uids >= 64k. This could be done simply by checking $UID in /etc/profile
and issuing an error message (as is the case today, except we can make it
clearer). I'll now shut up and repackage ASAP anyway.


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