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Re: first contact



On Mon, Oct 28, 2002 at 02:42:00PM +0100, Emile van Bergen wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 28, 2002 at 08:17:16AM -0500, Simon Law wrote:
> 
[...]
> > 	VMWare is not supported software, and will not be as long as it
> > remains non-free.  Please see
> > http://hurd.gnufans.org/bin/view/Hurd/NewbieQuestions
> 
> Of course the Hurd project shouldn't go out of its way to adapt to
> non-free infrastructure (how free are the algorithms in your x86,
> though?), but I have a little trouble combining your firm standpoint
> with the fact that the GNU project is making an effort to make Glibc run
> on Solaris, and GCC on Windows.
> 
> Care to shed some light on that issue?

Perhaps, if someone were to submit patches that resulted in The Hurd
running better on VMware, they would be accepted.

I have not seen any such patches hit the lists.

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