What do to about BitKeeper and the Linux Kernel

Jeroen Dekkers jeroen at dekkers.cx
Sat Mar 9 00:33:49 UTC 2002

On Sat, Mar 09, 2002 at 12:00:59AM +0000, MJ Ray wrote:
> Jeroen Dekkers <jeroen at dekkers.cx> wrote:
> > The funny thing is that the Hurd isn't a kernel and lives completely
> > in user-space. :)
> No, I think it is a multiserver system running on a microkernel providing
> the services usually offered by an OS kernel, which is why I estimated the
> word "system" is required.  However, since you just smile and say "it's not
> that" without saying what it *IS*, I remain uneducated.

It is what you just said. I don't know of any word with which you can
refer both to a multiserver system and a monolithic kernel. We
probably have to invent one. :)

Jeroen Dekkers
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