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Re: guile-2.2.0 in GNU/Hurd

From: mdn
Subject: Re: guile-2.2.0 in GNU/Hurd
Date: Tue, 9 May 2017 22:51:43 +0200
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Thank you for the explanation.
But does Mach and the hurd servers combined make it's possible to call
it an operating system ?

Le 09/05/2017 19:23, Svante Signell a écrit :
> On Tue, 2017-05-09 at 18:42 +0200, mdn wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Hurd isn't a operating system it's a microkernel.
>> A kernel is software that manages hardware resources (ram, i/o
>> etcetera...).
>> Linux is a kernel just like hurd is.
>> They just have different designs.
>> See more at:
>> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GNU_Hurd
>> and of course
>> https://www.gnu.org/software/hurd/
>> I Hope this helped you.
>> Freely
> Maybe you have misunderstood things? The kernel in GNU/Hurd is gnumach
> and Hurd is a set of servers running on top of gnumach, creating a
> POSIX-like system. I think the wikipedia terminology is not accurate.
> Any volunteers?

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