On Sun, Oct 31, 2004 at 03:19:48PM +0000, Robert Kiely wrote:
> The differences
> between GNU/Linux and *BSD aren't that big either seen as BSD is
> basically Unix and GNU/Linux is a clone of Unix.
The BSD userland is very different from the GNU userland. GNU Make vs.
BSD Make being a case in point.
Then you get into things like SysV vs BSD startup scripts, major
differences in kernel internals, major differences in libc...
> Also network
> setup for all os's is basically identical.
BSD ifconfig vs GNU/Linux ifconfig vs Windows GUI
Certainly not "basically identical".
> Nobody forced you to read the email and it's not like he was
> bonbarding the list with strictly FreeBSD questions.
I think its reasonable that one should at least say you are running FreeBSD
when you post to a LUG mailing list looking for support.
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