On 06/04/2012 19:47, Jason Self wrote:
> Richard Stallman<rms@gnu....> wrote ..
>> Meanwhile, I just read about Nix and it sounds really great.
>> Does it have a downside that isn't obvious?
> Nix does seem like a great package manager. If I understand it correctly, a
> system using Nix wouldn't have the usual directories like /bin but I'm sure
> that programs with hardcoded paths could be fixed.
> Anyone else?
I would just like to chime in and point out that Debian already
maintains a (very) large collection of binary packages that run on the Hurd:
Probably a good idea to take their work into account as well :)