Debian GNU/kFreeBSD thoughts?

Shane Hathaway shane at hathawaymix.org
Wed Sep 13 14:07:41 MDT 2006


Lonnie Olson wrote:
> IMHO, this project is mostly silly, but could demonstrate itself to be
> of ultimate importance in the future.  This could prove the possibility
> of swapping out the Linux kernel with other options.  It would also show
> the greater importance of GNU's achievements to those that forget that
> Linux is just a kernel, and the rest of the OS (GNU) is relatively more
> important.  GNU/Linux as RMS would insist on.

You may also be interested to hear about the Gentoo/FreeBSD project.

http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/gentoo-freebsd.xml

As you can see from the docs, you can run it today, though I don't know 
how many packages will work.

Shane




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