Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 18th Nov 2004 10:19 UTC
QNX I think that everyone reading OSNews will have heard at least something about QNX. You can regard this article as an introduction, but also as a review, and as a "Is-QNX-Ready-For-The-Desktop? article". To start off, I put together a short explanation of the merits of using a microkernel. Let me start off by saying that QNX Software Systems (QSS) does not aim towards the desktop with their Neutrino RTOS.
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by Paul-Michael Bauer on Thu 18th Nov 2004 16:50 UTC

>>porting any *nix application should not
>> take more than a recompile"

>QNX is one of the very few certified POSIX OSes.
>However, that doesn't mean that any Linux app will
>or should compile out of the box. Older,
>Unix command-line applications, probably should be.
>But GUI or too modern Linux apps that depend on Linux-only >features or other non-standard dependencies should
>not be expected to.

Proving once again that Linux is not Unix.
It is its own animal.