Re: Glibc-based Debian GNU/KNetBSD
- To: Nathan Hawkins <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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- Subject: Re: Glibc-based Debian GNU/KNetBSD
- From: Robert Millan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 1 Dec 2003 22:30:20 +0100
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On Mon, Dec 01, 2003 at 01:35:10PM -0500, Nathan Hawkins wrote:
> > First we'll merge the patchset in upstream. Then we'll have problems for a
> > while, similarly to those the GNU/Hurd port has fixing Glibc every time it
> > breaks for them.
> I'd be more impressed with that analysis if the bugs were in fact
Time to wait, then.
> > But unlike GNU/Hurd, at some point upstream developers will install GNU/K*BSD
> > themselves and maintain it for us.
> How do you know that? Why should they do this when they didn't for the
Because GNU/K*BSD is stable and full-featured. I'll be able to migrate
myself in a matter of weeks.
"[..] but the delight and pride of Aule is in the deed of making, and in the
thing made, and neither in possession nor in his own mastery; wherefore he
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