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Re: books about the hurd

On Sun, 27 Jun 1999, Martin Quinson wrote:

> I ask for "books about mach", and he said there is none better than the source.
> Maybe, but my question was the bad one. I wanted to ask for "books about 
> programming (with/in) the hurd, (maybe include an introduction chapter about 
> mach's internal)". I know I can't hack on mach itself (not enougth 
> time/motivation), I just want to use it to programm...

There are postscript files describing Mach 3, which is about as good as it
gets. Programming within is largely like programming within Linux (as far
as the C api goes), though you can't use Linux headers really. Also, hurd
supports threading better and so on.


Elen sila lumenn' omentielvo

Steward of the Cambridge Tolkien Society
Selwyn College Computer Support

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