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Re: [PATCH] ping on GNU/KFreeBSD patch sent a while ago

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ping on GNU/KFreeBSD patch sent a while ago
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2003 09:45:39 +0100
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On Mon, Oct 27, 2003 at 07:11:59PM -0800, Paul Eggert wrote:
> 2003-10-27  Paul Eggert  <address@hidden>
>       * host-os.m4 (UTILS_HOST_OS): Identify GNU/KFreeBSD and
>       GNU/KNetBSD using their new names (which have a "K" in front of
>       the kernel name).  Requested by Richard Stallman.

Just a sidenote -- Richard's point is that the "K" means "kernel of" to
distinguish between FreeBSD as the whole system and KFreeBSD as its kernel.
Then the kernel name in that context would be "KFreeBSD" ("Kernel of FreeBSD")

Robert Millan

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