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Re: hurd installation

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: hurd installation
Date: Wed, 02 Feb 2005 15:24:16 +0100
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Why is this on both lists?

At Tue, 01 Feb 2005 15:33:51 +0100, (Данило Шеган) wrote:
> Still, if it complained (not necessarily halted, a warning might be
> enough: you wouldn't be annoyed by a warning indicating that you're
> running your GNU/Linux system off a "Hurd" ext2 filesystem, would
> you?), we wouldn't be having this discussion in the first place. 

I agree with Alfred, it would be wrong.  The OS type controls what
type of os-specific extensions are enabled in the filesystem data
structures, not what data is installed (what operating system etc).

> > Infact, I often just format all my filesystems with "hurd" as the
> > creator just so that I can use translators where I need them.
> You've got a point there, but I still disagree.  Filesystems with
> "hurd" for ostype are rare enough that if that happens, you're _most
> probably_ doing something wrong.  

This is true, but we don't want it to be that way forever, do we? :)


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