Re: [dev] Suckless (*NIX|*BSD) Distribution?

From: bharder <>
Date: Sat, 20 Jun 2009 01:15:31 -0700

On Sat, Jun 20, 2009 at 10:04:54AM +0200, Claudio M. Alessi wrote:
> I think you are a bit wrong. I'm not a Gentoo supporter, I used Debian since I
> can't image a way to handle packages better than it. OTOH the best OS I ever
> try is NetBSD. It uses pkgsrc as main packages system which, similar is needed
> in order to install most of the third party packages (without which the system
> is still usable but umconfortable). Needless to say that I also use it on some
> box. I must confess I'll use it as primary system (which actually is FreeBSD)
> after a conflict between azalia(4) and the noapic support will be fixed.
> Saying that people have to ?stay away from it unless you're the kind of
> hopeless idealist who doesn't mind waiting hours for simple software installs
> and days before you have a usable system?, as Gentoo and other
> hours-setting-up-based OS like NetBSD are, you are discredit a large part of
> OS users and developers which, apart the idealisms, believe in some other
> technical concept as, for example, efficiency, customization and modularization
> (which mean to have a light core where to build your OS upon).
> That's why I use and suggests NetBSD as KISS, power and fast OS.


Brad Harder,
Method Logic Digital Consulting
Received on Sat Jun 20 2009 - 08:15:31 UTC

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