Linked by David Adams on Thu 1st Jul 2010 08:52 UTC
GNU, GPL, Open Source The HURD was meant to be the true kernel at the heart of the GNU operating system. The promise behind the HURD was revolutionary -- a set of daemons on top of a microkernel that was intended to surpass the performance of the monolithic kernels of traditional Unix systems and in doing so, give greater security, freedom and flexibility to the users -- but it has yet to come down to earth.
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nt_jerkface
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2009-08-26

and has someone competent at the top who actually cares about finishing the project.

HURD should be taken out back and shot. Deadlock can happen even with projects that have highly competent developers. It happens, admit it and move on.

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