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Re: rc and smf

From: Dan Melomedman <dan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2005 15:39:00 -0500
Mail-followup-to: kernel@crater.dragonflybsd.org

Chris Pressey wrote:
> On Thu, 24 Feb 2005 15:10:17 -0500
> Dan Melomedman <dan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I am not trying to compare Unix to RTOSes. For example, Erlang is
> > written for Unix, and it's naive to think that people run some mission
> > critical software on RTOSes only.
> Erlang *builds* on Unix, true, but it also builds on Windows and
> VxWorks.  It's not "written for Unix" specifically.


Thanks for this clarification.

> which _is_ a RTOS.

And this.

> > What I can do is try and make a more reliable and fault-tolerant use
> > of the existing generic OSes such as *BSD or Linux, that's why people
> > write syslog and init replacements. Too bad people that build these
> > OSes often ignore issues that are so obvious to some of their users.
> > Please don't take it as an insult, just an observation.
> I don't think the issue is ignored at all.  Customizing your operating
> system is why ports/pkgsrc/etc exists.
> -Chris

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