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Re: A few observations about systemd

Simon McVittie <smcv@debian.org> writes:

> Is Linux suitable for all purposes for which an OS is needed? I think
> that's an open question. I'm not at all convinced that the ability to
> use kFreeBSD or Hurd makes Debian any more universal (in terms of people
> who can use it, or things you can use it for) than it already was, but
> the people working on those ports clearly think there's some benefit in
> supporting them.

Just to add a data point here, I've been able to get a fairly substantial
project to use Debian when they otherwise wouldn't have considered it
because of the existence of the kFreeBSD port, specifically due to it
providing a clean way to run ZFS as a kernel file system on Debian.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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