Linked by Julian Djamil Fagir on Thu 14th Feb 2013 22:23 UTC
BSD and Darwin derivatives BSD (Berkely System Distribution) was a research operating system based on the original AT&T Unix, developed by the University of Berkeley, California. It has been Open Source right from the beginning, and after the university lost interest in developing it further, several community projects started up (the very first ones were NetBSD and FreeBSD in the early nineties) to continue developing BSD. Anyway, Linux was born roughly at the same time, but a pending lawsuit about copyright infringements prevented the BSD projects to become as successful as Linux (though you could argue about the exact reasons).
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Comment by marcp
by marcp on Mon 18th Feb 2013 09:38 UTC
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2007-11-23

Actually, there are many reasons to reject most linuxish stuff in a BSD world. The code is poor, inconsistent, revolutionary [it tends to break other things] and - many times - not needed. Systemd is a perfect example - it is a one madman's dream in a land of sane. This man's name is Lennart and he's five ... he likes to break things from time to time.

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RE: Comment by marcp
by lucas_maximus on Mon 18th Feb 2013 19:00 in reply to "Comment by marcp"
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2009-08-18

I dunno systemd makes my Fedora install boot up nice and fast.

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