Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 17th Dec 2005 23:44 UTC, submitted by Lazarus
BSD and Darwin derivatives Fans of DragonFly BSD will be getting their Christmas present late this year, and plans for 1.5 have been announced. MP safe networking code, the long awaited cache coherency management system, and a port of Sun's ZFS. Read here for more. Update: Refresh, empty cache, whatever, and check the shiny new beastie icon! And there was much rejoicing. Can we now please discuss DragonFly BSD?
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RE[7]: Why this thread?
by on Sun 18th Dec 2005 03:42 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Why this thread?"

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BSD people constantly repackage a large majority
of code written for and by Linux people. Starting
from GCC to GNOME written largely Red Hat
developers. So...

Just because something is GPL'ed doesn't mean that it is Linux. GCC existed years before Linux let alone RedHat. Now technically RedHat does a lot of work on GCC becuase they bought Cygnus Support but it is the FSF that is responsible for releases of GCC not RedHat or any of its minions.

I ran and supported GCC on BSD UNIX years before Linux was on the scene.

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RE[8]: Why this thread?
by on Sun 18th Dec 2005 03:48 in reply to "RE[7]: Why this thread?"
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"Now technically RedHat does a lot of work on GCC becuase they bought Cygnus Support but it is the FSF that is responsible for releases of GCC not RedHat or any of its minions.
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No sir. It wasnt. Red Hat Micheal Tiemann OSI president wrote the first GCC C++ Compiler and ported it to Windows as part of cygnus operation which incidentally is well known as the first free software company. Red Hat people are steering commitee members and during the egcs fork merge effort, FSF explicitly agreed not to interfere in any of the decisions with respect to GCC in return for it being a GNU project

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