Re: RFC: Better portability for package maintainers
Hendrik Sattler <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Am Samstag, 20. Mai 2006 12:01 schrieb Petter Reinholdtsen:
>> So I would say less than 20% of the free software is platform
>> independent, based on personal problems.
> And the other authors cannot test on such system anyway as they often
> need specific hardware or the OS/compiler cannot be tested without extra
> costs. Often, ports to such systems are done without feedback to the
> original author.
Yes. There is no (non-trivial) portable software, only software that has
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>