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Re: NetBSD vs FreeBSD

Alex Goncharov wrote:
> ,--- You/Aleksej (Wed, 03 Aug 2011 11:47:27 +0400) ----*
> | Alex Goncharov <> writes:
> | > In my experiments, FreeBSD proved to be an altogether better
> | > environment, with a superior developer support (just more people in
> | > the project, perhaps).
> | 
> | I turned to NetBSD from FreeBSD just because of these reasons.
> | Given the number of people in project, FreeBSD has much worse performance
> | in my opinion.
> Curious, in what areas?
> | I have no other explanation why documentation and simple
> | one-line fixes have to sit in PR database for two years before being 
> committed
> | (yes, it was exactly that what pissed me off the most around year 2007).
> I googled "Aleksej Saushev FreeBSD" hoping to hit a FreeBSD list with
> your PRs, just to see the areas and histories -- no easy hit.  Can you
> give me a pointer -- for my education, not to counter your points?
> -- Alex -- --

        This caught my eye 'cos I wondered if google was necessary
        for this, so I tried the FreeBSD send-pr web direct not via
        google (using my own name first as test case)
Tick:   "Closed reports too:"
Paste into Originator:

Paste into Originator:  Aleksej Saushev
2 entries

Maybe he may might have also filed more under a different email
name or with or without a middle initial (both variants make a
difference on searching with my name) Russian names also might be
changed to slightly different Latin font set representation by owner
after some years ?

PS I've had some PRs sit a Lot longer than 2 years in FreeBSD.  (
Not complaining though.  Our BSDs are volunteer efforts, 
Our send-pr's are sent in hope of catching the eyes of commiters
who have other real life commitments too :-)

Julian Stacey, BSD Unix Linux C Sys Eng Consultants Munich
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