Subject: Re: NetBSD/Linux 'distribution'
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From: Joel Reicher <>
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Date: 02/20/1999 16:07:32
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Subject: Re: NetBSD/Linux 'distribution' 
In-Reply-To: Message from David Welton <> 
   of "Fri, 19 Feb 1999 21:17:09 MDT." <> 
Date: Sat, 20 Feb 1999 16:07:32 +1100
From: Joel Reicher <>

> Someone brought up the idea of using most of the current Debian
> userland tools on top of a BSD kernel, which of course sparked
> discussions about which one might be most appropriate (at this point,
> I should note that no one has actually *done* anything about this, and
> I sort of doubt it will ever be more than speculation).

The little I know of Debian suggests to me that the most useful thing that
Debian could contribute to a "NetBSDish" distribution would be in the area
of install tools, documentation, and media production/distribution. Like
many people have said I'm not sure there's much point in messing with

	- Joel