Re: OT: Open letter to the Linux World

From: Aaro Koskinen
Date: Fri Apr 10 2015 - 17:21:14 EST


On Wed, Apr 08, 2015 at 07:37:15PM -0500, Rob Landley wrote:
> Heck, the FSF's entire "It's GNU Linux, Dammit! Call it by its proper
> name: GNU/Linux/dammit" campaign is seriously irritating, and part of
> what I was doing with busybox was trying to create a linux development
> system without a single gnu package in it (busybox, uclibc, tinycc)
> capable of rebuilding itself under itself, and then ask Stallman "I
> know you're going to insist this isn't a Linux system but a
> GNU/Linux/Dammit system, I'd just like you to try to explain _how_."
> (Preferably capturing this on video.)

What was the result of this work? Did you manage to build
a self-hosting system? What implementation of "make" did you use
to build the kernel?

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