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Re: hurd does NOT need /hurd

On Wed, May 22, 2002 at 10:57:00AM -0400, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> On Thu, May 23, 2002 at 12:43:37AM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > Sure. None of that's specific to the Hurd, though, which means Linux
> > hasn't managed it yet, and thus nobody can reasonably expect it of us.
> > That's not the case for firewalling tools, which Linux, BSD, and Windows
> > have all managed to provide.
> Just FYI, there are a lot of things those systems provide, which can be
> reasonably expected from a modern operating system, and which Debian GNU/Hurd
> can't do yet. Firewalling isn't nowhere near top of that list.

Hrm. What are these things?

I noticed firewalling when I split up netbase and tried to find something
equivalent to add to its depends for the Hurd. Obviosuly there's more that
I should be worried about.


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