Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 18th May 2013 07:37 UTC
Linux "In NixOS, the entire operating system - the kernel, applications, system packages, configuration files, and so on - is built by the Nix package manager from a description in a purely functional build language. The fact that it's purely functional essentially means that building a new configuration cannot overwrite previous configurations. Most of the other features follow from this." Interesting approach. A Linux distribution, sure, but with some very refreshing ideas about system configuration.
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Comment by vermaden
by vermaden on Sat 18th May 2013 22:15 UTC
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2006-11-18

So someone finally catch up to FreeBSD on ZFS with beadm ... or Solaris/Illumos if You prefer.

Edited 2013-05-18 22:16 UTC

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