[nycbug-talk] Meeting Feeler: Non-BSD projects Using BSD software

Andy Kosela akosela at andykosela.com
Mon Mar 12 19:12:21 EDT 2012

On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 12:04 AM, Matthew Story <matthewstory at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 6:57 PM, Eitan Adler <lists at eitanadler.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 11:10 AM, Matthew Story <matthewstory at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > Wanted to put out a feeler about doing some meetings on the benefits and
>> > pitfalls of porting *BSD software to non-BSD systems.  And the various
>> > reasons why projects choose to do this, or to support alternate
>> > distributions of their software that provide optional *BSD software.
>> Perhaps this list could be updated too?:
>> https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_products_based_on_FreeBSD
> I was unaware that Android used "significant FreeBSD code", and the Android
> wikipedia page only mentions Linux ... anyone know where the significant
> FreeBSD bits come from in Android?

I don't know about FreeBSD code in Android, but I do know they are
using NetBSD libc.


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