[linux-elitists] Worse-Is-Better vs. GNU Hurd

Greg KH greg@kroah.com
Fri Jan 10 15:08:16 PST 2003


On Fri, Jan 10, 2003 at 02:58:51PM -0800, Dan Wilder wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 10, 2003 at 10:37:55PM +0000, Adam Sampson wrote:
> > Greg KH <greg@kroah.com> writes:
> > 
> > > But I can not find any device drivers in all of the Hurd and
> > > Gnu-Mach code.
> > 
> > Are you sure you're looking at gnu-mach and not oskit-mach? GNUMach
> > (at least in the 1.3 tarball that I'm looking at) has a load of
> > drivers ported from Linux in the linux/src directory, which are what
> > you'd normally use with the Hurd. 
> 
> Should GNUMach then properly be called GNUMach/Linux?

Yes it should if they are using the driver from the Linux tree.  See the
huge flamewar on lkml the past few days for this :)

greg k-h



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