find -lname and -ilname implemented

David O'Brien obrien at
Mon Feb 25 18:22:05 UTC 2008

On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 12:07:44AM -0700, M. Warner Losh wrote:
> In message: <20080225005429.38f0c91a at>
>             Mike Meyer <mwm-keyword-freebsdhackers2.e313df at> writes:
> You fail to understand the complex interplay of politics here.  These
> people do not want to see beyond it.  They want to shut you down
> because you aren't using their beloved Linux.  They use stupid excuses
> to not do things.  This is about removing barriers to entry.  This
> isn't about being popular.
> : Um, if FreeBSD has to become GNU in order to win GNU users, what's the
> : point? Skip the pain, switch to GNU, and get the popularity you want
> : and the platform you deserve with no delay.
> Hello?  BSDL calling.  You left your GPL here and we don't want it.

For some of these uses of FreeBSD - I really have to wonder if
GNU/kFreeBSD (Debian GNU/kFreeBSD is a port that consists of GNU userland
using the GNU C library on top of FreeBSD's kernel) isn't a better

One can keep their kernel changes private IP without worry.  I doubt most
companies would claim they have IP that needs protecting in their GNU
userland changes.  

-- David  (obrien at
Q: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
A: Why is top-posting (putting a reply at the top of the message) frowned upon?
Let's not play "Jeopardy-style quoting"

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