Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 13th Oct 2009 18:24 UTC, submitted by Lazarus
FreeBSD Not too long ago, Apple open sourced its Grand Central Dispatch library, which aids in developing multithreaded code. It was suggested that it could be ported to other platforms, and the FreeBSD team has done exactly that. They have also done a lot of work related to getting GCD to work in a POSIX environment.
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Moulinneuf
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2005-07-06

Because FreeBSD make nothing worthwile of it's own accord ... Otherwise you would have named them by now.

There is nothing Friendly or competitive about anything BSD. One BSD out of all of them as ported this Apple technology.

GNU/Linux receive all it's funding by it's own commercial entity and those that work on it, we would be in the place of all irrelevant BSD if we received no funding and made nothing commercial or our own.

The real difference is our commercial entity work at making GNU/Linux better and share the work and profits with all others.

As far as NIH, a few that comes to mind in recent years would be...
dtrace->SystemTrap
ZFS->btrfs
GCD->(I wonder if this will be re-invented also...)


You showed that BSD's don't include all the better technology, just the one it likes. as opposed to GNU/Linux who use Free Software.

GNU/Linux will never be insignificant, irrelevant, dependent on other crumb for the majority of it's advancements or in better words BSD.

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