Re: Fw: Mach, a but choise ?
>>>>> "Ezequiel" == Ezequiel Reyes <email@example.com> writes:
Ezequiel> I concluded that Mach was I wonderful idea to base an
Ezequiel> OS on, despite opinions (like Linus,s saying it was
Ezequiel> idealistic and very slow).
I don't recall him saying that. 10 years ago kernel efficiency
was a real issue. Now it is not.
Ezequiel> Did he mean, the mistake being the time they lost
Ezequiel> waiting for the release of Mach to free software or was
Ezequiel> he speaking about Mach being a "technical mistake" ?
IMHO, the mistake was nothing to do with microkernel per se.
Designing and implementing an "aggressively parallel" kernel was
difficult and took a long time. The problem was a delay that it
allowed Linux to exist.