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From: drobbins@g.o
Subject: Re: Hurd
Date: Thu Jan 25 10:56:02 2001
On Thu, Jan 25, 2001 at 11:48:27AM -0600, Gabriel wrote:
> > A question -- could you give us a quick overview of the differences between HURD and
> > the Linux kernel?  I'm curious about what new things HURD offers.
> 
> This deserves a longer answer and I will post one when I have a bigger block
> of time, but a few observations:

[snip-o-rama]

> BTW, I am not a Hurd developer; just a guy that installed it for kicks, so if
> my information is not factual, please keep me honest.  I am enthusiastic about
> this because the most recent debian builds are better than I think a lot of
> people realize, and there is a lot of opportunity to shape the way it evolves,
> and the Portage system sounds like the right way, the GNU way, to do it.

OK, nifty.  Would you be interested in looking into this?  The first step would
be to port Portage to HURD.  You'd need to port python if it isn't yet available
on HURD, but that's about it.  The next step would be to create a bunch of ebuilds,
and the third step would be to rebuild a complete system using portage.

Best Regards,

-- 
Daniel Robbins					<drobbins@g.o>
President/CEO					http://www.gentoo.org 
Gentoo Technologies, Inc.			

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