Subject: Re: Thoughts on a port to a virtual machine?
To: Allen Briggs <>
From: Frank W. Miller <>
List: netbsd-ports
Date: 07/18/2000 22:06:20
> > I was wondering if anyone has thought of porting netbsd to run on Dis? 
> > The inferno developers have also mentioned the idea of porting inferno
> > to the JVM ... which would be equally interesting to me (netbsd on JVM).
> This is an interesting thought.  I certainly haven't considered this,
> myself, but I do find the idea intriguing.  I don't know anything about
> Dis or the JVM, though, and I don't know how feasible this might be.
> AFAICT, it would be a challenge...  I wonder if there's a market...  :-)

Jesus, are you people insane?  As if we dont have enough layers as it
is, now you're talking about folding them back on each other?  BSD on
JVM or Dis?  God, whats the point of that?  I hope this is just an idle
muse and you come to your senses in a couple of microseconds...


Frank W. Miller
Cornfed Systems Inc