On Mon, 2006-05-08 at 09:47 +0100, Marcus Furlong wrote:
> Declan Moriarty wrote:
>> > Thanks for the details Albert. I for one will hoard that message for the
> > future.
> > What I would love to hear the Expert's opinions on is this: Why Solaris?
> > FPGA software (And indeed other stuff as well) runs only on Solaris, or
> > prefers it to Linux. That seems to point to some advantage for high end
> > computing. I've heard everyone knock the linux libc. Probably the most
> > outspoken is the author of cdrecord (Read his README!).
>> Read his last thread on lkml, it went on for more than a month..
It's a small World. Jorg Schilling is the author/maintainer of cdrecord
that I mentioned in the question. He is obstinately pro Solaris and
anti-linux, much in the way Richard Dawkins is in the Evolution/Creation
debate. Mind you, beyond attacking the gnu OS (libc, make, configure) he
didn't show a better way.
They _do_ go on a lot on LMKL, don't they? How do they get time to write
>> Some bits even reminded me of the flamefest this one came from..
You know, it was said that the only difference between men & boys is the
size of their toys (as in playthings - no double meanings here)....
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