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Re: [blug-prog] GNU/HURD Port ....any one present on your system now?

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  • Damarugendra M
    ... remember Debian is an OS .. which means a bunch of applications(actually a lot of) bundelend with the kernel. In this case all the apps/configuration tools
    Message 1 of 3 , Jun 11, 2003
      --- senthil_or@... wrote:
      > I have one query.
      > You know what a port under Linux is? One explains like...writing code and
      > porting it to x86 architecture, sparc architecure and all.
      > Check this web
      > http://www.debian.org/ports/index <http://www.debian.org/ports/index>
      > and in that Non Linux Ports GNU /HURD is given.
      > I would like to understand in simpler terms..
      > Both are software....
      > what is porting GNU / HURD for a linux distro mean?

      remember Debian is an OS .. which means a bunch of applications(actually a lot
      of) bundelend with the kernel.

      In this case all the apps/configuration tools etc are "ported" to HURD kernel.

      here "port" is with respect to the platform where platform is the kernel.

      damaru

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