[fpc-pascal] Porting linux to pascal, would it be, possible ?

Gerard N/A gerardusmercator at gmail.com
Fri Dec 5 16:58:36 CET 2008

On Fri, Dec 5, 2008 at 1:18 PM, Ingemar Ragnemalm <ingemar at ragnemalm.se> wrote:
> This is an argument only after considering the time versus the goal. Is the
> goal worth the time?
No, and that was exactly my point. Life is too short to spend it
rewriting Linux in Pascal. <g>

> Another goal is to make a better OS. FPC programs use less memory and starts
> faster. That can be a good thing. Would it be significant? I'm not sure.

Then maybe it would better to focus on something different from Linux.

> You are perfectly right in that we must choose our battles and spend our
> time on things that are worth the time. I don't rule out that this could be
> one. "Porting Linux" doesn't have to imply that every little program is
> ported.
Not every little program, but only for the kernel + drivers +
filesystems the task is daunting.


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