Re: FreeLinux (Debian/GNU BSD)
According to Hamish Moffatt:
> On Sat, Jul 10, 1999 at 11:14:40PM -0700, Gary Kline wrote:
> > Is a separate list really necessary? Until there are at
> > least dozens hard-core committed and there is a real
> > Core group form, all you'd have is yet-anoter-mailinglist.
> At the moment we are sending to a FreeBSD list, a Debian list,
> and a few individuals, I think this is non-optimal.
> > As I see it--and it's been 15 years since I did any serious
> > kernel hacking--the main effort would be adding the GNU|Linux
> > extra-kernel code to the FreeBSD kernel. How many hacker-
> > years' effort this is, I don't know.
> > Is it worth the effort? Dunno; how many folks are willing
> > to commit to some N 90-hour weeks?
> First I think we need to work out what the goal would be. I've already
> suggested an alternative goal which I personally think would be much
> more valuable.
Understand your point of view. Perhaps you can
set up a majordomo list to discuss porting issue,
goals, and the rest of it.
I know what I'd like to see happen; my goals
may not jibe with others' but probably do intersect.
Let's take this off-line and give the FBSD ports
list and the debian lists a break. See how far
Please sign me up for any interim list.
> Hamish Moffatt VK3SB (ex-VK3TYD).
> CCs of replies from mailing lists are welcome.
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