Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 6th May 2009 17:41 UTC, submitted by diegocg
Debian and its clones Via LWN, we found a blog post of a Debian maintainer which announces a new package: EGLIBC, a compatible reimplementation of the GNU glibc which "which will soon replace the GNU C Library". Apparently the primary reason is the sadly famous bad maintainership aptitude of Ulrich Drepper, the main libc maintainer.
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RE: overworked and underpaid
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Wed 6th May 2009 21:04 UTC in reply to "overworked and underpaid"
Bill Shooter of Bul
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Well, from the cherry picked examples, they didn't seem to be foolish questions. And in several instances he wouldn't admit to a problem he'd already fixed in CVS. That's more than not suffering fools. Thats a denial of reality.

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