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Re: NetBSD Wishlist

Am 22.11.10 16:41, schrieb MTS Consult:
> Hello,
> Here my wishlist for NetBSD 6.0 to have more fun using it (and really
> using it and not switching to other systems):

To be honest, I really don't care if you switch to other systems.
Developing for NetBSD has to be fun for the developers, too.  If you
need a certain feature, try to find someone you pay to implement it ;)

> + please drop CVS,RCS,SVN . They are not correct, slow, take too much
> CPU and just pain in the ass to use
>    DragonFly BSD has shown how awesome a distributed cvs is: they use
> Linus' GiT.
>    So why not developing a Distributed Tracking System the NetBSD way?
> A NetBSD repository manager: Ngit.
> + Out of the Box Kernel enabled Full Virtualisation expandable by
> different userland modules on different platforms - Why do we have
> XEN?
> + Support for more Filesystems. Whats going on in LINUX is crazy but
> also awesome. New FS like JFFS2, RFS, BTRFS rock! they should be
> considerd to be supported right from the beginning. NetBSD
> intercompatibility with different MS and LINUX FS is annoying. NetBSD
> should be able to talk natively to all other Storages from different
> Systems. Thats suits NetBSD better as it runs on all systems but just
> could talk to itself and other BSDs... Funny that with special
> software even Windows and LINUX could write to slices but NetBSD still
> is behind. Also I like to see HAMMERFS integrated natively and
> certainly ZFS. UFS and FFS are - uhm... old in every aspect and
> fashion. Maybe a Virtual Filesystem Layer (VFS) in the Kernel is
> helping there.
> + NetBSD LIVE CD/USB with each release - also would be nice to have
> NetBSD Server and NetBSD Desktop showcase CD with each release! I dont
> want to build each time the stuff I need. Even as Admin sometimes I
> just want to use it. LINUX CDs are so handy and I am mad about the
> fact that I cant just quickly download a NetBSD Server Edition and
> "WORK" on a problem instead of first putting hours into creating a
> system. NetBSD is time consuming like hell.
> + integrating a small X-Window into the System.
>    Something like Project "Wayland" from Canonical that has a
> minimalistic mem footprint expandable by userland modules.
> + NUMA support and a true scheduler fÃr each MultiCore CPU
> + More focus on Mobile Devices - NetBSD is in my opinion a better
> System on mobiles than LINUX/Android. Tethering drivers (to iPhone and
> Android) would be nice.
> Now flame
> --
> Mit freundlichen GrÃÃen,
> i.A. Markus Maiwald
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