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Re: The Trolling on the freebsd- lists

From: Jeroen Ruigrok/asmodai <asmodai@xxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 6 Jan 2004 14:30:52 +0100

Hola Miguel!

Como estas?

-On [20040106 11:22], Miguel Mendez (flynn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
>Yet the goals are indeed different. DragonFly is about trying new stuff 
>that would never make it into FreeBSD (VFS layer, Lightweight Kernel 
>Threading, Message passing API, etc). FreeBSD is much more conservative 
>in a lot of areas than DragonFly is. Also Bill Huei has made a good 
>point about the ownership of kernel areas in FreeBSD, stuff others are 
>not supposed to touch.

Definately. :)

I must say that the checkpointing, variable symbolic links, and the
message passing are pretty exciting stuff to have and we will continue
from there.

>I plan to benchmark both DragonFly and FreeBSD and will publish the 
>results, even though after the recent trolling we've seen it might be a 
>bit touchy subject.

Using Felix Leitner's stuff?  I already did some benchmarks a while ago.
I would be happy to work on this with you and make sure we test all the
interesting stuff.

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