Subject: Re: HEADS UP: migration to fully dynamic linked "base" system
To: None <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/26/2002 10:16:21
On Mon, 26 Aug 2002, Rick Kelly wrote:

> I can't see any benefit to this at all. Why make NetBSD more complex when
> that can only lead to less reliability? The idea of a static /bin is a
> revolutionary on that corrects the problems in SunOS4 and Solaris.
> All this really does for me is make me not want to update my -current
> box until I figure out a way to hack it to rebuild as it is now.
> Instead of trying to mutate NetBSD into some hybrid of Linux and Solaris,
> why not put more energy into developing SMP for all the platforms that
> support it?

Please see the thread about this. The motivation wasn't "to mutate NetBSD
into some hybrid of Linux and Solaris," but to help us do things *we*
wanted to do.

Take care,