Android (Re: 2020: Will BSD and Linux be relevant anymore?)

Chad Perrin perrin at
Sun Jul 24 15:36:21 UTC 2011

On Sun, Jul 24, 2011 at 06:41:57AM -0700, perryh at wrote:
> Chad Perrin <perrin at> wrote:
> > If Android actually exposed more of the Linux underpinnings
> > it might be somewhat useful to me ...
> There _is_ a development kit.  I have no idea what-all is involved
> in setting it up, but if someone were sufficiently motivated it
> would presumably be possible to develop an app to provide access
> to bash (and thence any other desired command-line tools).

If I had more time, I might write an entire replacement userland for it
and offer it in the Android Market, but I do not have that kind of time.
If you want to pay me a living wage to work on it, though, I will happily
find the time.

Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: ]
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