Re: Package building on xen- or kvm-based buildds?
Svante Signell, le Fri 02 Dec 2011 00:34:57 +0100, a écrit :
> On Fri, 2011-12-02 at 00:16 +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > Svante Signell, le Fri 02 Dec 2011 00:12:45 +0100, a écrit :
> > > Q2) fakeroot-sysv use IPC and semaphores. IPC is supported,
> > ?? No it's not either.
> OK, not IPC, but RPC at least?
Err, that's the same to my ears.
> I wonder how much is really left to implement to make GNU/Hurd a
> decent (basic) OS for day-to-day work.
Depends what you do in your day-to-day work.
> It seems to be only half-baked.
That is simply FUD.
> It is a wonder that 70% of the Debian packages build :)
No, it's no wonder. Most of the POSIX interface does work nicely. E.g.
the perl testsuite now only has a very few tests which fail.
> But of course, when considering functionality, the percentage would be
> even lower.
Depends what functionality you find essential. To my needs, it's mostly
mail & building stuff. The mail part needs network with recent cards,
which is not finished yet, that's mostly why I can't yet use the Hurd
for day-to-day work.
> > > Q3) What is the current status of fakeroot-hurd?
> > Half-working. One of the issues relates with pochu's patch for file exec
> > name. Just try to run fakeroot-hurd and then start ./configure, bash
> > gets $0 wrong.
> Anybody working with fakeroot-hurd?
Not that I'm aware of.