FreeBSD has serious problems with focus, longevity, and lifecycle

richo richo at
Wed Jan 18 04:16:08 UTC 2012

On 18/01/12 10:07 +1300, Atom Smasher wrote:
>On Tue, 17 Jan 2012, Mark Felder wrote:
>>To be fair, it could be worse -- OpenBSD secretly wants you to run
>>snapshots and CURRENT as the RELEASEs are mostly unmaintained
>>outside of the most extreme security concerns. Even the packages
>>are kept at the exact version of the time of release.
>and how many corps are running openBSD? talk about an OS that seems
>to exist only as a playground for its developers...

This is more or less like Debian in regards to their packaging.

Admittedly, OpenBSD is way up there on the paranoia scale, but I know of
plenty of big companies running OpenBSD on large scale routing

richo || Today's excuse:

Your Pentium has a heating problem - try cooling it with ice cold
water.(Do not turn off your computer, you do not want to cool down the
Pentium Chip while he isn't working, do you?)
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