Note that the Tru64-compat package first shipped in Red Hat Linux
6.2/Alpha, which enabled us to also ship the Tru64 Netscape
Communicator and Navigator binaries. We ironed out the license that
Compaq to make sure that it was free and redistributable for everyone.
I'm happy to see that Compaq finally decided to put it in their
newsletter. The Tru64 libraries have allowed me to use an Alpha box
as my primary workstation (well, I can do it with Mozilla now, but I
Everyone enjoy! Let me know if you find apps that really hose up
under Tru64 compatibility. We know that Netscape + Java == hang in 30
seconds due to some threading conflicts, and that's going to be quite
hard to fix. Acroread works for me too (I'm not sure if it was
working with the Tru64-compat packages I put in 6.2, though - I had to
rebuild the package at the last minute with the binaries that Compaq
provided with the appropriate license).
On Fri, Aug 25, 2000 at 02:37:58PM -0400, William H. Magill wrote:
> Don't know if this announcement has gotten much wide circulation:
> Proprietary technology to benefit Alpha Linux users
> Bringing Tru64 UNIX software technology to Linux
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