Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 1st Oct 2013 22:33 UTC, submitted by JRepin
GNU, GPL, Open Source

It is the GNU project's 30th birthday, and we are pleased to announce version 0.5 of the GNU Hurd.

The GNU Hurd is the GNU project's replacement for the Unix kernel. It is a collection of servers that run on the Mach microkernel to implement file systems, network protocols, file access control, and other features that are implemented by the Unix kernel or similar kernels (such as Linux).

A bit late, but there you have it. Does anyone here actually use Hurd?

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RE[3]: l4 port?
by tylerdurden on Fri 4th Oct 2013 20:46 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: l4 port?"
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he is so intelligent he blew his lecturer out the water then took over his class, apparently.

Yeah, walking in and taking over the grad OS class @ CMU. The BS-meter started going off right about there...

Is there an actual study or published source that states the actual shorcomings of MACH?

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