Linked by Trent Townsend on Wed 18th Jan 2006 22:03 UTC
BSD and Darwin derivatives DragonFly BSD 1.4 is the third major release of Matthew Dillon's fork of the FreeBSD operating system, and significant progress has been made towards reaching many of the project's numerous goals. New in this release include a more up to date version of the GNU Compiler Collection (required due to the incread use of thread local storage in DragonFly), an import of NetBSD's Citrus code (Comprehensive I18N Framework Towards Respectable Unix Systems), major reworking of all core subsystems in preparation for removing the MP lock, rewrites of various VFS related code and many updated drivers, frameworks and contributed programs.
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RE: where's the beef
by Tyr. on Thu 19th Jan 2006 11:37 UTC in reply to "where's the beef"
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I am personally getting sick of OS review articles that simply discuss how to install something and that it has few packages, yada yada yada.

It's a quick review. It raises awareness about what Dragonfly is. Gives a couple of tips to get going, points out some problems and offers a conclusion.

It was lucid and well done for what it offered, which is why I rated it 8.

You can write your own uber-leet review with indepth analyses, benchmarks and such if you want you know.

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