Subject: Re: Great things about NetBSD
To: NetBSD Users's Discussion List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Reilly <email@example.com>
Date: 04/23/2007 14:10:51
On Sat, Apr 21, 2007 at 02:19:17PM -0400, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> - the build system, with its full cross-build support (available thanks
> also in part to the amazingly portable GNU GCC cross compiler) is
> second to none.
I have to give a big thumbs-up on this one, myself.
Particularly now that the performance difference between useful
development machines and useful target (embedded) machines is so
vast, it's great to be able to cross-build.
> - the source code is also the cleanest I've ever seen, especially for a
> system of this size, both in the kernel and in user-land.
Also a big plus.