Re: [Richard Stallman <email@example.com>] Re: Debian & BSD concerns
On Sun, Feb 21, 1999 at 02:43:25PM +0100, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> > I don't particularly need the support of the Debian Hive to *produce*
> > these, but it would be a lot easier to do so if the rough edges of
> > linux-dependency had already be brushed against by Debian GNU/*BSD.
> A lot of Linux dependency will be sorted out within the GNU/Hurd project. I
> already face the one or other dilemma (for example, with the binary-all
> archive). I think this makes the Hurd port quite different and important.
> When we manage it to remove the overall dependency on Linux, we have won a
> lot of flexibility for the future. This will help us all.
That's part of my point. One major difference being that BSD is useful
now whereas hurd will be useful later.
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