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Re: mach deficiencies

On Wed, 1 Sep 1999, Pontus Lidman wrote:

> On Wed, 1 Sep 1999, Matthew Vernon wrote:
> > On Wed, 1 Sep 1999, Michael Bacarella wrote:
> > 
> [snip]
> > > Not to imply that just because something is written in assembler means
> > > that it's always smaller and faster, but, it's written entirely in
> > > assembler! Of course it'd be small and fast. :)
> Written entirely in assembler? Sounds a bit difficult to port...

Hence fiasco :)

> > IMHO we'd be better off with Fiasco (written in C++ (which is kindof a
> > downer), but GPL, and more portable).
> I'd like to make a pitch then for Fluke which seems to descend from Mach
> so porting the Hurd might be easier than to other microkernels. It's also
> GPL. And I like the Recursive Virtual Machine idea. 

> Maybe you guys could provide URL's to L4 / Fiasco so I could have a look
> at those?


has links to L4 (fiasco implements the L4 API)

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