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Re: Debian GNU/Hurd 2021 released!

From: Dr. Arne Babenhauserheide
Subject: Re: Debian GNU/Hurd 2021 released!
Date: Sat, 14 Aug 2021 19:51:18 +0200
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Samuel Thibault <sthibault@debian.org> writes:

> It is with huge pleasure that the Debian GNU/Hurd team announces the
> release of Debian GNU/Hurd 2021.  This is a snapshot of Debian "sid" at


> * The port of go is complete
> * Support for file record locking was added
> * Some parts of experimental APIC, SMP and 64bit support was added

That’s huge!

> * Userland IRQ delivery was reworked
> * An experimental rump-based userland disk driver was introduced. This
>   means dropping the Linux glue from the GNU Mach kernel is getting
>   very close!


> * Many fixes, including some important security fixes.

Over the years, these were what brought the Hurd from “it crashes within
one hour of compiling” to “it can fully self host and the Hurd website
can run on a Hurd”.

Thank you very much!

Best wishes,
Unpolitisch sein
heißt politisch sein
ohne es zu merken

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