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Re: [PATCH] faq/64-bit.mdwn: added up to date 64-bit porting info open_i

From: Guy-Fleury Iteriteka
Subject: Re: [PATCH] faq/64-bit.mdwn: added up to date 64-bit porting info open_issues/64-bit_port.mdwn: added up to date 64-bit porting info
Date: Mon, 15 May 2023 18:28:36 +0200

On May 15, 2023 5:58:12 PM GMT+02:00, Sergey Bugaev <bugaevc@gmail.com> wrote:
>On Mon, May 15, 2023 at 6:12 PM Guy-Fleury Iteriteka
><gfleury@disroot.org> wrote:
>> On May 15, 2023 4:38:34 PM GMT+02:00, "jbranso@dismail.de" 
>> <jbranso@dismail.de> wrote:
>> >+As of May 2023, the Hurd developers have a bootable 64-bit Debian
>> Are sure a debian hurd boot??
>I'm rather sure some patches required to get anything serious (e.g.
>ext2fs) booting and working still only exist on my tablet, so this
>must be talking about me.
>What I have here is not really a bootable Debian... it's a Frankenhurd
>made partly out of Samuel's debs, partly built myself. There's not
>much of a system, there are the Hurd servers, libraries, and /bin/sh
>(and some utilities I'm calling from it like uname). This is in many
>ways like booting Linux with init=/bin/sh, surely you wouldn't call
>that 'booting Debian'?

Yes, i know that. I fallow you on mastodon.
It should be interesting to use flavio's script.
Also as you are good in writing you can documents how you created and launch it 
 but when you finished your great work 
>A more correct description would be:
>Work on the x8_64 userland port started in Feb 2023 [note: I'm
>counting from my first x86_64 glibc patches, but surely there's been
>related work before, e.g. Flavio's MIG changes]. As of May 2023, the
>x86_64 port works well enough to start all the essential Hurd servers
>and run /bin/sh.
>(If you want more specific dates: I first got ld.so and libc.so
>building on March 11th, the bootstrap task first ran all the way to
>main on April 20th, and I got /bin/sh running on May12th).

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