Announcing DragonFly BSD!
kudzu at tenebras.com
Wed Jul 16 13:11:53 PDT 2003
Matthew Dillon wrote:
> Anyone interested in working on or discussing the project is welcome! I
> have created a mailing list server and newsgroup forums and I am working
> on web-accessibility to same for passive listeners. I will be posting
> periodic updates to freebsd-hackers as well.
I'm especially encouraged by the committment to fix the VFS subsystem
so that stackable filesystems will really work, by the caching/locking
discussion, and the acknowledgement that system configuration and packages
need a publish-subscribe (not Matt's words) mechanism.
Manuel Kasper's m0n0wall configuration system, XML-based, is
really cool. You could easily extend it to signed XML for
Crypto and ACL filesystems could finally be done in a modular,
stackable way. Esp. if the messaging subsystem works as
This announcement has made an otherwise dreary and mind-numbing day at
work a little better, thanks.
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