Linked by saimon69 on Mon 27th Oct 2008 22:33 UTC
Amiga & AROS Stanislaw Szymczyk has been working on the AROS self-compiling bounty since April. The job, according to its website, has been not a trivial task. Now that some issues with soft links and the SFS file format have been resolved, the job is almost finished.
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Watershed point
by JLF65 on Mon 27th Oct 2008 23:40 UTC
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An OS being able to compile itself is a breakthrough moment for said OS. It's the point when an OS becomes self-sufficient. Many developers won't bother with the OS until it reaches that point.

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