[Beowulf] Plan 9

Peter St. John peter.st.john at gmail.com
Sun Jun 22 18:04:30 EDT 2008


Perry,
Point taken; by "descendant" I meant the same developers as SysV, but yeah
they don't think of it as merely a unix flavor at all.
Peter

On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 10:03 PM, Perry E. Metzger <perry at piermont.com>
wrote:

>
> "Peter St. John" <peter.st.john at gmail.com> writes:
> > I was surprised to see Plan 9 deployed on a Blue Gene,
> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_Gene#Plan_9_support.
> > I think of Plan 9 as the direct descendant of System V;
>
> Not even remotely related to System V, and Rob Pike would probably
> giggle uproariously at the idea. In fact, Plan 9 is sort of the
> anti-SysV.
>
> > Has anybody tried it?
>
> It is neat, but it is even more fringe than the normal fringe
> choices...
>
> Perry
>

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