Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 7th Jan 2008 19:20 UTC, submitted by mariuz
Linux Abdel Benamrouche announced that he has updated the original 0.01 Linux kernel to compile with GCC-4.x, allowing it to run on emulators such as QEMU and Bochs. After applying his series of small patches, Abdel explains that the 0.01 kernel can be built on a system running the 2.6 Linux kernel. He added that he's successfully ported bash-3.2, portions of coreutils-6.9, dietlibc-0.31 (instead of glibc), bin86-0.16.17, make-3.81, ncurses-2.0.7, and vim-7.1 all to run on his modified 0.01 kernel.
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RE: pointless
by Sodki on Mon 7th Jan 2008 20:32 UTC in reply to "pointless"
Sodki
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2005-11-10

I agree, porting Vim is pointless when we have Emacs.

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RE[2]: pointless
by diegoviola on Mon 7th Jan 2008 22:19 in reply to "RE: pointless"
diegoviola Member since:
2006-08-15

Vim > Emacs

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RE[3]: pointless
by sorpigal on Tue 8th Jan 2008 00:08 in reply to "RE[2]: pointless"
sorpigal Member since:
2005-11-02

Vim < Emacs

There, fixed it for ya.

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RE[2]: pointless
by ormandj on Tue 8th Jan 2008 01:56 in reply to "RE: pointless"
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2005-10-09

I agree, porting Vim is pointless when we have Emacs.


Not all people have 9^8402740 years to spend porting an OS to another OS. (???)

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