*nix on "classic" systems
mouse at Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA
Tue Apr 10 03:42:58 CDT 2007
> But everything, including NetBSD seems to be going to the bloating.
This is actually true only if you expect to compile stuff on it, or use
recently-added features (the former because current's gcc is a pig).
Stick to features in 4.4 and don't compile stuff and you can run
> Does somebody know of a modern Unix system which truly focuses on
> resources consumption, which is lean and fast?
I'd like to hear if you find one.
Especially, I'd like to hear about an open-source C compiler that (a)
supports at least sparc, i386, mips, and arm - those being the CPUs I
care about at the moment - and (b) is not a resource pig.
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