Re: How to get more developers (was: Mailing List traffic and...)
On Sat, 15 Jul 2000, Tomasz Wegrzanowski wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 15, 2000 at 05:49:18AM +0000, Philip Charles wrote:
> > The best I could do at the moment would be to collect the various bits and
> > pieces; grub, documentation etc and burn them onto a CD(s). I don't know
> > how useful this would be. If people thought this would be useful I would
> > be happy to take this on as a project - after the Debian 2.2 release.
> Proposal :
> You could burn CD containing :
> - Debian GNU/Hurd .debs
> - Hurd packages from alpha.gnu.org
> - sources for Hurd-specific packages
> (burning packages which sources exist for Debian GNU/Linux would be
> - sources for Linux 2.4 (tones of drivers), KGI, ALSA, libGGI, GRUB etc.
> - all other sources of interest for OS-developers
> - documeniation for Hurd, Mach, OS and hardware programming
> This would contain everything Hurd hacker would need and very little overhead.
> It probably could fit onto 1 CD.
I will start looking at this in a few days. I have kept a number of
messages to this group which will be useful pointers. However I may have
to come back to people for help in identifying exactly what is needed and
to hold my hand while I do test installs.
Philip Charles; 39a Paterson St., Abbotsford, New Zealand; +64 3 4882818
Mobile 025 267 9420. I sell GNU/Linux CDs. See http://www.copyleft.co.nz