Debian GNU/kFreeBSD thoughts?
shadoi at nanovoid.com
Mon Sep 11 15:11:05 MDT 2006
On Sep 11, 2006, at 2:07 PM, Lonnie Olson wrote:
> A coworker of mine (Debian bigot) just showed me this strange project
> coming from Debian.
> Essentially it is a Debian distro using the FreeBSD kernel instead of
> Linux. This confused the heck out of me. I thought that was the
> silliest thing to do. I mean what's next? A Hurd kernel, BSD
> Gnu C library, with a Debian package set??? This goes way beyond the
> "because I can" reasoning.
This is really an old idea. One that RMS has been harping on since
Linux became the least bit popular. Linux is just a kernel. In fact
a project to run Debian on GNU/Hurd has been in the works for a LONG
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