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Re: Glibc-based Debian GNU/KNetBSD

On Mon, Dec 01, 2003 at 10:30:20PM +0100, Robert Millan wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 01, 2003 at 01:35:10PM -0500, Nathan Hawkins wrote:
> > I'd be more impressed with that analysis if the bugs were in fact
> Time to wait, then.

Yes, that's what I've been doing. I've tried to work on glibc, and
pretty much concluded it's not something _I_ want to do. So I've been
waiting on others to fix it. After about 18 months now, there's little

> > > 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
> > Hurd?
> Because GNU/K*BSD is stable and full-featured. I'll be able to migrate
> myself in a matter of weeks.

So someone fixed the bug in the DNS resolver? Without it "full-featured"
is kind of hard to believe, since all kinds of packages are unusable.
(Think about email, for example...)

If it were really stable and usable, I'd be installing servers with it
now. I'd love to. But it isn't.


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