Eirikur Hallgrimsson (email@example.com) wrote:
>From the trenches: I'm working on Compaq's Tru64 Unix at the moment.
>[...] It's like coming home to find that all my
>furniture and even the carpet has been stolen. The GNU utilities are so
>transcendently far beyond the old proprietary versions that just typing
>simple commands is an exercise in frustration for me.
Now, now, it depends which ones. Compaq's C compiler compiles fast
code fast. It beats gcc on most things and by quite a margin on some.
Compaq's math libraries are so much better than the GNU ones that it's
just not funny. S'pse I should fix that some day.
Get the CD of open source/free software and install what you want. Be happy.
Rob, extensive user of Linux and Tru64.
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