[REBOL] Re: Rebol View NO GO in Ubuntu 8.04 Beta
From: brian:wisti::gmail at: 6-Apr-2008 17:08
On Sun, Apr 6, 2008 at 3:48 PM, Bob Warren <warren-howsoft.com> wrote:
> OK guys, here's the result of my experiment:
> REBOL View 2.7.6:
> Linux x86 - Fedora (Kernel 2.6)
> - WORKS in Ubuntu 8.04 BETA (32-bits)
> Linux x86 - Libc6, Debian
> - DOESN'T WORK in Ubuntu 8.04 BETA (32-bits)
> If anything, I would have thought that the result should have been the
> other way round, but perhaps someone can clarify me? To be honest I
> don't know the implications behind the use of "Fedora (Kernel 2.6) as
> opposed to "Libc6, Debian" in relation to 32-bit Ubuntu.
> SHOULD the version(s) I tried (Debian) ALSO work in the Ubuntu 8.04 beta
> or not?
The key is that kernel 2.6.x is the current kernel from Linux. That's more
relevant than distribution. Ubuntu may be based on Debian, but it uses much
fresher components in order to provide a decent desktop experience.
And now you know :-)