Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 28th Apr 2003 15:48 UTC
Original OSNews Interviews Today we feature an in-depth interview with three members of FreeBSD's Core (Wes Peters, Greg Lehey and M. Warner Losh) and also a major FreeBSD developer (Scott Long). It is a long read, but we touch a number of hot issues, from the Java port to corporate backing, the Linux competition, the 5.x branch and how it stacks up against the other Unices, UFS2, the possible XFree86 fork, SCO and its Unix IP situation, even re-unification of the BSDs. If you are into (any) Unix, this interview is a must read.
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Greg Lehey didn't come across welll
by Iain Collins on Wed 7th May 2003 11:10 UTC

I liked the interview very much.

I found that Greg Lehey didn't come across at all well, in fact he came across as a very poor interview candidate and socially awkward. He seemed to frequently misunderstand or simply poorly answer questions (though in contrast Long and Losh came across very well).

The cheap shots shots made... e.g.:

Possibly Linux users are more accustomed to jumping through hoops to get software installed, but FreeBSD users expect to be able to type 'make install' and have things done automatically.

...are entirely puerile, quite stunningly stupid from a self interest perspective and display an amazing degree ignorance of modern software package management solutions.

No project needs a contributor with an immature attidue (and I belive that goes for commercial software development too).