Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 29th Mar 2013 22:39 UTC
BeOS & Derivatives "Last Friday Oliver and I met up to discuss the state of things and how we intend to proceed. The run-time support for package management in Haiku (in the package management branch, of course) is in pretty good shape already. With the system itself and all the third-party software living in packages the system boots and is fully functional."
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RE: Ironic
by v_bobok on Mon 1st Apr 2013 09:50 UTC in reply to "Ironic"
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That whole binary compatibility makes no sense 13 years later. Seriously, the remaining software with available sources can be recompiled in no time and most of the closed/proprietary old time BeOS apps aren't working properly in Haiku a4 anyway.

I'd suggest to break the legacy binary compatibility and focus on full-on Qt port with multimedia and all that jazz. Let Haiku R1 be GCC4 only, at least there's a chance of getting some new software without scaring the developers away with older build tools and things like that.

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