Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 4th Feb 2009 14:11 UTC
Linux With Linux traditionally coming in many, many flavours, a common call among some Linux fans - but mostly among people who actually do not use Linux - is to standardise all the various distributions, and work from a single "one-distribution-to-rule-them-all". In a recent interview, Linus Tovalds discarded the idea, stating that he thinks "it's something absolutely required!"
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RE[2]: Distributions...
by darknexus on Thu 5th Feb 2009 00:11 UTC in reply to "RE: Distributions..."
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Since when do all Linux systems use the same upstream source? Each one applies their own patches to almost everything, even systems like Slackware and Arch patch a little. Some source will not always compile on every Linux-based system, due to different library version/compile options/file locations. They are largely source-compatible. They are not 100% so.
Your comment about the BSDs "not deciding on a kernel" is trolling if I've ever seen it, and I won't bother to argue with a troll, as it's rather like arguing with a religious zealot, i.e. it will make no difference.

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