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Re: Why hurd ? was (What is hurd?)



On Mon, 24 Aug 1998 servis@purdue.edu wrote:
<snip>

> The Hurd is a kernel not an OS. My take on this is that Debian is a
> collection of apps and their philosophy of package managment and the
> DFSG.  The real name of Debian is 'Debian GNU/Linux', with the Hurd
> kernel it will just be 'Debian GNU/Hurd' but all the top level will be
> the same.  The package managment the DFSG, etc will be identical.  
> 
> I may be wrong but that's what I have gathered.

<snip>

What's the major difference between Linux and HURD then?  Is HURD stable
enough for daily use?

Admiral Charah
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