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Re: [Fwd: Some qemu+hurd questions]

Svante Signell, le Wed 03 Nov 2010 10:46:40 +0100, a écrit :
> On Wed, 2010-11-03 at 01:39 +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > Samuel, still wondering why people insist on running a graphical desktop
> > on Debian GNU/Hurd although that'll just look exactly like a Debian
> > GNU/Linux graphical desktop.
> Well, with only one console available in Hurd compared to Linux seven
> virtual consoles how are you suspected to be able to do any serious
> development work?

Aaaah, so you want to actually develop on that box, not just test
things, ok :)

> I hope to be able to have at least
> one native window with an editor running, preferably Emacs, and doing
> a compilation in another window. Can you solve this without X?
> How do you develop mainstream and Debian Hurd, do you cross-compile?

I usually just ssh/telnet into the Hurd VM. That way the windows etc.
are integrated in my host X desktop, rather than having two nested
desktops (which poses shortcut issues etc.)

> Running Hurd stand-alone is not an option. Until Hurd is mature enough I
> need the other stuff available in GNU/Linux for day-to-day work.



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