[FreeVMS] Re: First compilation


Subject: [FreeVMS] Re: First compilation
roart@nvg.ntnu.no
Date: Wed Nov 21 2001 - 14:14:09 CET


On Wed, Nov 21, 2001 at 12:54:43PM +0100, BERTRAND JoŽl wrote:
> Henry W. Miller wrote:
>
> >>>- find a logo to replace Tux ;
> >>>
> >>Shark?
>
> Shark ? What is Shark ?

The teethy one at http://www.montagar.com/hobbyist/index.html

> In another hand, init panics when the kernel number is 0.0.1 (Kernel too
> old ! Panic !). Thus, we shall need to fixe the kernel sources and the
> init process to boot.

Version numbers are really superficial. Even with renaming Linux 2.4.14 to
FreeVMS 0.0.1, it is still 99.9% Linux 2.4.14.
(I am content with lilo-label free...
We could put EXTRAVERSION = -freevms in linux/Makefile, that would
suffice for a long time, it seems)

We really need people contributing code.

Who has actually written something now in November?

> > Also, are we really wed to using Linux as a base? I thought that I had
> > mentioned a couple of weeks back that there is another home-grown kernel
> > group working on an "open source" OS compatible with Win NT.

Because of availability.

-Roar Thronśs

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