[BSDCert] DragonFly - Why?
dlavigne6 at sympatico.ca
Tue Oct 25 09:14:55 EDT 2005
On Tue, 25 Oct 2005, Andrew Hodgson wrote:
> Sorry for the question out of the blue, but I'm curious to know why
> DragonFly is required knowledge for the BSDA. I've got a good few years
> under my belt with Free and OpenBSD, and wouldn't object to perusing NetBSD
> for the exam, but isn't DragonFly still a long way away from production?
> And, isn't it sufficiently different from other, more established flavours
> to significantly affect the result of an exam if a candidate *doesn't* know
> about it?
> I'm not imagining I can change anything at this late stage, I'm just curious
> to know!
If you carefully review the exam objectives for the BSDA, you'll find very
little DragonflyBSD differences--in fact, you'll see a lot of its FreeBSD
heritage as well as the upcoming pkgsrc inherited from NetBSD. IIRC, there
was only one entry in the Appendix A chart that applied uniquely to
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