Re: [NEWBIE] Formatting okay? and a silly newbie question

From: Sean Holt-Carden (
Date: 10/26/00

I would personally recoomend Red Hat 6.0 or 6.1. I have found these two
releases to work best with most
CircleMUD releases. Red Hat is overall the best linux distro. for CircleMUDs.


Sherpa John wrote:

> I would like to know if the format(ting) of my messages is acceptable. I
> have set the line length to 72 in hotmail, but I see no options for how it
> actually formats the snet message (I can only hope it ain't HTML ;-)
> Now, a bit closer to topic, yes, I am new to this idea of coding/building
> muds, though I have some exposure to db3 programming, basic-like db
> languages, sql, vb, fortran, assembler, c and c ++ (listed in diminishing
> order of experience)I am eager to get my hands dirty, playing with some of
> the documented circle modifications, but as yet do not even have a platform
> for development. I was able to compile the stock circe30bpl17 code using
> redhat's cygwin package on my win98 box, but my inability to get any of the
> patched circle code to compile led me to the conclusion I really should
> scrap the cygwin stuff, bite the bullet, and do it under linux...
> ...which leads to my query: what would you seasoned veterans recommend as
> the best linux distribution for working on circle? best being most stable,
> and as I am a beginner, one that won't require too much tweaking to get
> modded circle code to compile.
> TIA!
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