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Re: Hurd compilation

From: Samuel Thibault
Subject: Re: Hurd compilation
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2012 12:08:53 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21+34 (58baf7c9f32f) (2010-12-30)

Thomas Thomas, le Wed 25 Apr 2012 18:22:10 -0700, a écrit :
> So, first a question: I downloaded and am using Thibault's Hurd image. I 
> downloaded the build dependancies, cloned the hurd repo, compiled it, and did 
> "make install" (for the life of me I don't know why I thought that that was a 
> good idea). Everything seems to have gone well, but I can't boot. My guess is 
> that the upstream Hurd still can't mount a filesystem larger than 2 GiB. Am I 
> correct,


> and if so why?

Because the >2GiB patch hasn't been reviewed yet.

> My second question: it appears that there are no GSoC students working on 
> porting the Hurd over to pthreads. If one wanted to toy with doing so, how 
> would you advise them to begin such work?

By checking the existing work :)



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