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RE: assimilating OpenBSD

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Pavel Tcholakov [mailto:pavel@tsi.co.za]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 07, 2001 1:15 PM
> To: Mark Berry
> Cc: Andreas Schuldei; Debian-Bsd
> Subject: Re: assimilating OpenBSD
> On Wed, Feb 07, 2001 at 12:27:03PM -0000, Mark Berry wrote:
> > I guess I must say that my main interest is having a
> distribution that would
> > be Linux-Like with a BSD core.  (Is that silly?)  It's all about
> > consistancy.
> I don't know if it's silly, but that's my vision as well. Not exactly
> Linux-like, I'd say Debian-like. I just love the manageability
> APT + Debian
> Policy give me. If that functionality was available to BSD I
> would probably
> have switched by now.

Yeah, I think we are thinking on the same track right now.

> In the same sequence of thoughts, I think FreeBSD is a better
> start. It has
> more hardware support and is somewhat more popular so we'll get more
> testers for the distribution. Once we get a stable working system, it will
> be much easier to create an OpenBSD branch as well. Does anybody
> else share
> this opinion?

I do I do! :)

> I can't help with equipment, though I'm very interested in the development
> of the project as a whole. I'd also suggest that we pick somebody for
> project leader who will manage the tasks and responsibilities.
> Pavel.

Don't worry about hardware.

Actually thank SGI as it is a development system that they have lent us.

It's much more hardware than we really need for development and porting.

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