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Re: where do NEW packages go?

Le lun 20/05/2002 à 02:17, Philip Charles a écrit :
> On Sun, 19 May 2002, Michael Stone wrote:

sorry to answer Philip's mail but Michael didn't CC to debian-hurd

> > On Mon, May 20, 2002 at 12:24:02AM +1200, Philip Charles wrote:
> > > A couple of random thoughts that might be work considering.
> > > 1.  GNU/Hurd _may_ be the GNU os of choice in five years time.
> > > 2.  How are/would other GNU/Linux distributions handle the Hurd, e.g. Red
> > > Hat and Slackware?
> >
> > If the hurd fanatics insist that everything that people are now using
> > must be thrown out so it can be molded to fit hurd dogma I can pretty
> > much guarantee that you'll never see "1.", so "2." is fairly irrelevant.

it's not than everything should thrown away, and fit any dogma,
it's just than Debiat policiy weren't designed for different os in mind,
and have some GNU/Linux idiom,
so it only needs some thougth/small changes, to make Debian be able to
and not only for the GNU, but also for *BSD, and whatever good free os
will come

> > But, the answer to "2." is that requiring massive changes to "handle the
> > hurd" would mean that Red Hat is no longer Red Hat and Slackware is not
> > longer Slackware.

i don't agree about what you mean by _massive_ changes


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