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Re: Grand Unified System Installer (hurd distro) + my taughts and commen

From: Samuel Thibault
Subject: Re: Grand Unified System Installer (hurd distro) + my taughts and comments - new to hurd contributions, only taking my head out of the sand now.
Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2009 02:24:16 +0200
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Ivan Malone, le Thu 23 Jul 2009 23:29:19 +0100, a écrit :
> 1) Is the reason for using dpkg on hurd atm to manage packages because
> of the hurds current association with Debian,

Debian/GNU/Hurd uses dpkg as does Debian/GNU/Kfreebsd or would do
Debian/GNU/OpenSolaris.  That doesn't mean the GNU system (not GNU, but
Debian/just GNU) would necessarily use dpkg.

> 3) The Hurd is UNIX (POSIX) compatible - have you found anything in the
> current draft POSIX.2 (i believe) standards that don't seem to provide
> enough room, or perhaps, restrict development on Hurd in anyway, like
> implenentation of future ideas?

PATH_MAX and alike :)


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