Subject: [FreeVMS] Re: gMach or Linux kernel ?
From: Thierry B. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Oct 18 2001 - 12:17:38 CEST
BERTRAND Joël wrote:
> I have seen that there are many subscribers. So, we can begin to argue
> about advantages and disadvantages of three kernel types :
> microkernel based on the Hurd-project ;
> other microkernel based on gMach ;
> Linux kernel.
Maybe add BSD & Minix to the list ?
Bulding an OS like VMS is a <huge> work. We have to fragment in small
parts: and some of this parts are relatively OS independant. Building
a DCL clone can be done on a Unix box, thinking about filesystem can
be done on a Unix box. After that, you can add this fs to a Linux kernel,
build a 'server' for the Hurd. But for the _real_ thing, don't know
at this time the best solution...
-- Thierry exposant de trucs bizarres http://la.buvette.org/exPOV/
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