Re: [Richard Stallman <email@example.com>] Re: Debian & BSD concerns
On Tue, Feb 23, 1999 at 07:33:10PM +1100, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 22, 1999 at 12:45:10PM -0800, Joseph Carter wrote:
> > Our userspace is Debian, theirs is the FreeBSD project. It's not a
> > question of "Better". If you want Debian OS on a BSD kernel, use Debian.
> > If you want a BSD OS on a BSD kernel....
> We can safely assuming then that no existing FreeBSD users will want to use
> it (obviously they want a BSD OS). Then, since most of us are agreed
> that there is nothing superior about the BSD kernel, the entire exercise
> is pointless.
But what about doing it for "hack value". To me, that's a valid reason. Also, to show that it can be done, and that the Debian project isn't completely dependant on the Linux kernel.