[TUHS] Mach for i386 / Mt Xinu or other

Michael Kjörling michael at kjorling.se
Wed Feb 22 19:56:13 AEST 2017


On 22 Feb 2017 16:57 +0800, from jsteve at superglobalmegacorp.com:
> My personal catastrophic issues with Linux has always been
> the ‘hookers and blackjack’ approach, where someone doesn’t like
> LIBC then they’ll just replace it, over and over and over. Then you
> get binary commercial products (Oracle) which are a nightmare to
> deal with, and now you end up with containers as a way to deal with
> the horrible impossibility of deploying binaries to Linux. I’m still
> hopeful someone will just “borrow” what NeXT did with packages, and
> fat binaries.

Something like _snaps_, which Ubuntu is apparently pushing in their
most recent releases?

What is a snap? https://snapcraft.io/docs/snaps/intro

Can a vanilla Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Server run without snapd?
https://askubuntu.com/q/878431/11751

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