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Re: GNU Hurd vs Linux in Numbers

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____/ Homer on Tuesday 19 Jul 2011 17:49 : \____

> Verily I say unto thee, that Peter KÃhlmann spake thusly:
>> 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.
> I mean it's early days for this resurgence of interest in Hurd.
>> 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 because it is so outdated
> Yup, there's a lot of work to do, but clearly there are now people
> interested in doing that work, so good luck to them. I might be one of
> them.
> Choice is good.

Spun negatively, "Choice" is "Fragmentation", i.e. bad.

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