Help:why there is no distribution based on FreeBSD?
Greg 'groggy' Lehey
grog at FreeBSD.org
Sat Nov 6 12:29:33 PST 2004
On Friday, 5 November 2004 at 15:11:23 +0800, wen heping wrote:
> There are so many Linux distribution such as RedHat SUSE Mandrake and
> ....,while it seems that there is no other distribution based on FreeBSD.
> Who can tell me why?
Because it's not necessary?
As others have said, Linux is a kernel. To make it useful, people had
to package the rest of the system around it. The result is a
"distribution" of the Linux kernel.
FreeBSD has always been a complete system, so it doesn't need this
kind of workaround. As somebody said, that doesn't stop people from
See complete headers for address and phone numbers.
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