[sdnog] Freebsd is not Linux ?
philip at trouble.is
Fri Mar 27 05:03:30 SAST 2020
On 2020-03-27 05:32:26 (+0800), Sander Steffann wrote:
> Philip Paeps wrote:
>> When you install an open source operating system, you also install an
>> open source culture. With FreeBSD, you install a predictable
>> culture: progress will be steady but upgrades will be uneventful and
>> your deployment will be easy to understand and maintain. With Linux,
>> you install a culture of surprise: progress will be fast-paced and
>> every six months or so, most of your deployment will change
>> drastically. Unless you have the manpower (and the willpower!) to
>> keep up with the pace of development, upgrades will be full of
>> surprises and fraught with peril.
> I have been annoyed by how slowly new features become available in a
> steady culture, and I have been annoyed by random stuff breaking in a
> fast-paced culture. It's a choice that depends a LOT on the context of
> where the software is being used :)
I know which of those annoyances I prefer on my servers. ;-)
>> But clearly, I am biased. :)
> Obviously ;)
The world wouldn't be much fun if everyone agreed on everything!
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