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Re: GNU Hurd vs Linux in Numbers

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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 you have to fish out of a junk box because it is so outdated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...

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