Subject: Re: Embedded NetBSD?
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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 <email@example.com>