What happened to the Fedora packages?

Neal Gompa ngompa13 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 22 16:29:19 CST 2006

Well, the system is a Pentium 4 2.8GHz HyperThreading with 512MB RAM, so
that is not the problem! It just always fails....

On 3/22/06, Segin <segin2005 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Neal Gompa wrote:
> What happened to the Fedora packages? They have not been updated since
> 0.9.2!!!! Right now it is at 0.9.10!!! Nearly every other Linux distro
> supported has the up to date packages!!! And why does the Red Hat packages
> site not go to the SourceForge site as it does for SUSE packages and the
> others?? I have not really had the guts to ask until now, because I thought
> that maybe there was a slump, but now, its getting annoying!! And Fedora
> just released Fedora Core 5 yesterday!!! Please tell me new packages will be
> ready soon!!! Compiling WINE always crashes my computer, so I prefer to use
> the RPMs...
> ------------------------------
>   Is your computer also a Pentium 166MHz with 32MB of RAM? ...
> No, wait, even THAT can compile wine. Wine wasn't rated for 16MB systems,
> sorry. </sarcasam>
> Or in English: You need more RAM. When you run out of RAM, almost all
> UNIXes and clones have a kernel panic. Linux does either that, or it starts
> randomly killing off proccesses (your window manager, X, init, and so on)
> depending on it config at compile time.
> Please make sure you have enough swap, you have plenty of RAM (512MB or
> more), all of your toolkit conponets (gcc, binutils, etc.) are up to date,
> and that you don't have faulty hardware.
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