Annoucning DragonFly BSD!

Chuck Robey chuckr at
Thu Jul 17 18:16:45 PDT 2003

On Thu, 17 Jul 2003, Gregory Sutter wrote:

To drag this back to more interesting topics, I'm not yet convinced that
branching off 4.X is a good thing.  I see all the mound of work to make
things work with mutexes, and it still seems like a good thing, and
something that CAN be still leveraged, even in a messaging prardigm.

I'll admit I might be wrong, but I'd sure appreciate a bit of discussion
about it.  I *like* the mutex idea, at base, and I really hate to lose the

> On 2003-07-17 08:57 -0700, Julian Elischer <julian at> wrote:
> > On Thu, 17 Jul 2003, Julian Stacey wrote:
> > > Matthew Dillon <dillon at> appeared to write:
> > >
> > > >                           Announcing DragonFly BSD!
> > > >                
> > >
> > > - A new kernel - OK - maybe it'll cross fertilise others,
> > >   but couldn't it run with an exisiting /usr/src ?  Free Net or Open.
> >
> > Mat had his commit bit unfairly removed.. what would YOU do?
> Look, let's not go there again--the past is the past.  The current
> situation is that Matt is using his skills and perspective to branch
> FreeBSD in an interesting direction.  We all know he can do it,
> so instead of repoliticizing the discussion by harping on how he
> was "treated unfairly", which we know is a subject fraught with
> disagreement, let's just focus on the work that Matt is doing to
> further the improvement of BSD technology.  OK?
> Greg

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