Subject: Re: Embedded NetBSD?
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/29/2001 11:12:05
On Mon, Oct 29, 2001 at 01:55:44PM -0500, Greg A. Woods wrote:

 > Why?  Especially when it means everyone else using NetBSD must
 > effectively jump through unreasonable hoops!

Nonsense.  You have had to jump through exactly zero hoops in order
to support building from Cygwin.

 > NetBSD is a far more suitable environment for hosting its own
 > development as an embedded system than any other platform could ever
 > possibly be!

Regardless of whether or not NetBSD is more suitable as a hosting
platform, hosting from other systems (Linux, Solaris, and Windows,
being the biggest 3) is something that absolutely must be supported
if NetBSD wants to be a serious contender in the embedded market.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>