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Re: Hurd F1 ISO and booting

On Thu, May 03, 2001 at 02:03:57AM +0200, Farid Hajji wrote:
> The ports collection is similar, except that it downloads the source,
> applies system specific patches (great for the Hurd!) and recompiles
> if necessary.

We don't want system specific patches. That's the way that lies madness.
We want the upstream author care about compatibility, and help her where
needed by submitting patches and bug fixes.

Obviously, we don't reach this worthy goal completely. The Debian diff.gz is
our "system" specific patch :) But we still try to make it neat and clean if
> Anyway, we'll have to wait for Dan to finish the ppp port for this
> to be really useful (at least to modem people) as well as for some
> imporvements in filesystem access latency and fork() for big compiles ;-)

Grrrml. This proc crash is really a hard bug.


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