Re: FreeLinux (Debian/GNU BSD)
According to Brent Fulgham:
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> We did discuss doing a Debian BSD distribution, but we had
> some question as to whether there would be much interest
> in doing so, or in using it. We also weren't sure what kind
> of response we would receive from the BSD community, and
> whether we would be seen as an abomination. ;-)
By whom?:) Most of us BSD'ers are not so
narrow-minded .... I'm an admitted hardcore
unix bigot, but that's the limit of my
> The short-term plan was to create a BSD kernel module that
> could be used on a regular Debian system, perhaps using
> the BSD Linux-compatibility code. Our distribution already
> spans two binary CD's for each ARCHITECTURE. So, we would
> have a tremendous amount of additional space needed to
> host a completely-native BSD distribution as well.
> We did feel that FreeBSD would probably be the best distribution
> to base such a beast on. We would probably be distributing it as
> Debian GNU/BSD, or perhaps Debian GNU/FreeBSD...
Sounds like a win-win any way you look at it.
When you've got a Core group of 5 or 10 going,
write me (email@example.com) and I'll sign-on
to your devel and ports lists.
Gary Kline Tera Computer Company