kabaev at gmail.com
Sun Jul 3 14:44:38 UTC 2011
On Sun, 3 Jul 2011 15:38:41 +0100
Chris Rees <crees at freebsd.org> wrote:
> 2011/7/3 Alexander Kabaev <kabaev at gmail.com>:
> > __linux__ is exactly what __FreeBSD__ is and dies not identify
> > kernel but rather Linux as whole OS, whatever that might be these
> > days.
> > There does not appear to be an universal macro that identifies
> > environment as using Linux kernel regardless of the rest of
> > components used (say, to identify Android and Ubuntu or something
> > embedded with ucLibc as running Linux kernel with different userland
> > implementations).
> Please-- Linux is not and has never been an OS.
> __linux__ applies to the kernel, the OS is called GNU/Linux.
> Call me pedantic, but that was a nonsensical statement.
How about you spare Linux vs. GNU/Linux wordplay for advocacy lists,
where they belong?
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