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____/ Peter KÃhlmann on Tuesday 19 Jul 2011 17:47 : \____
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> ____/ Peter KÃhlmann on Tuesday 19 Jul 2011 16:49 : \____
>>> Homer wrote:
>>>> Verily I say unto thee, that Roy Schestowitz spake thusly:
>>>>> Test Driving GNU Hurd, With Benchmarks Against Linux
>>>> The test suite is still largely incompatible with Hurd, so I think
>>>> they're jumping the gun a bit. Even so, it still managed to keep up for
>>>> the most part, but then they were really just testing the difference
>>>> between filesystems more than the kernel itself.
>>>> It's early days, but I'm encouraged to see Hurd back on track.
>>> That seems a bit euphemistic.
>>> It is *at* *least* 12 - 15 years behind linux now. No SMP support. Only
>>> 386- support. Next to no drivers. If X runs at all, it is a version
>>> needed which you have to fish out of a junk box because it is so outdated
>> Would Hurd reuse some GPLv2-licensed bits from Linux if Linux was to
>> move some packages to GPLv3 over time? I'm just asking...
> The linux kernel will probably never be under GPL3
> And thats a good thing
Too many parties involved in its development.
~~ Best of wishes
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