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Re: Switching to GNU userland and tools - yay or nay?

I'm quite curious myself : what problem do you intend to solve?

On Wed, Oct 4, 2017 at 1:49 PM, Leon Taylor <> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I am wanting to switch from the default BSD userland (I know that "userland" is an extremely generic term, but in my case I am talking about the defualt set of programs that NetBSD provides) to the GNU userland, which would mean replacing BSD make, mailx, the core utilities, internet tools, and NetBSD's version of libc (and anything else that I have forgotten) with the GNU alternatives.
> Would this cause any issues and how would I make the GNU programs and utilities the defaults? (I know Linux has the update-alternatives command, does NetBSD have an equivalent command?).
> Sorry if this seems like a daft question.
> Thanks, Leon

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