A quality operating system

Adam Vande More amvandemore at gmail.com
Sat Aug 20 22:39:37 UTC 2011

On Sat, Aug 20, 2011 at 5:27 PM, Dave Pooser
<dave-freebsd at pooserville.com>wrote:

> On 8/20/11 1:09 PM, "Michael Sierchio" <kudzu at tenebras.com> wrote:
> >Are you lazy, or stupid?  man freebsd-update
> You know, someone more clever than you might have read enough of the
> message to realize that since I specifically referenced DTrace support as
> a FreeBSD advantage, I would have to be using a custom kernel, which
> pretty much kills the freebsd-update advantage.
> Add a modicum of self awareness and you might also realize that you're the
> poster child for the original poster's point 5, "Hostile Community."
> Frankly, I don't give that argument against the FreeBSD community a ton of
> weight because *every* technical mailing list has some bitter losers with
> no social skills, but it might be food for thought, if you ever do that
> sort of thing.

In your supposed deep thought of freebsd-update's capabilities, can you
explain why you view a custom kernel as killing an advantage?  I suspect
when we actually delve into the technical details we will have an answer to
Michael's question, and you may not like the flavor of the food.

Adam Vande More

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