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Re: Bug#220401: ITP: linux-experimental -- Linux 2.4 kernel [EXPERIMENTAL PACKAGE]

On Wed, Nov 12, 2003 at 10:34:32PM +0100, Osamu Aoki wrote:
> Did you consider ease of finding alternative packages through the normal
> UI like dselect and aptitude?  I, for one, appreciate similar things to
> exist next to each other. 

Well no (I use apt-get), but I think I can assume that (I probably can't
afford having many users in my initial versions anyway).

> > There's no consistency in that, since FreeBSD and NetBSD are not kernels.
> Well all "port" part of user space progrms are not kernel.  But I thought
> they have their own kernel and have some linux binary compatibility
> mode. (I do not know how binary compatibility works here.) 

I'm lost here. Do you refer to our ports based on kernel of FreeBSD and kernel
of NetBSD, or the real FreeBSD and NetBSD systems?

In our ports we don't use Linux binary emulation. At least, not in the
Glibc-based ones in which I work.

> Anyway, to me, CDBS package is a very good direction.  I am looking
> forward to it.  

Nice to hear that (although it should be noted that using CDBS is not
the point of my package).

> PS: Relax.  All comments you got on this thread seems very friendly.

I'm not sure for all, but at least yours is. Thank you.

Robert Millan

"[..] but the delight and pride of Aule is in the deed of making, and in the
thing made, and neither in possession nor in his own mastery; wherefore he
gives and hoards not, and is free from care, passing ever on to some new work."

 -- J.R.R.T, Ainulindale (Silmarillion)

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