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Re: Debian/GNU Freebsd (+binary compatablity?)

On Thu, Feb 18, 1999 at 07:49:53PM +0000, Edward Betts wrote:
> If we believe slashdot, Linux will soon replace windows as the prefered
> desktop OS. I don't what to run the same OS as everyone else I want to be
> elite, I want to run Hurd and FreeBSD :-)

Always different eh?

> On another thought, I read somewhere FreeBSD is still a.out based, is this
> true? No ELF. Was there a plan to get all i386 unices running the same
> binaries. This would make the FreeBSD and Hurd ports a lot easier.

Partially true.  FreeBSD supprots a.out and ELF.  It's a dual-target
system now.

"There are 3 things to remember about being a Starship Captain: 
 Keep your shirt tucked in, go down with the ship, and never, 
 ever abandon a member of your crew."
                        -- Kathryn Janeway, Star Trek: Voyager

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