AtariZoll wrote:Better feedback is something what many developers missing, missed.
I'm surprised that it was written in GFA Basic. Thought that C is standard language for some Unix-like OS.
wongck wrote:An easy installer will certainly make more users come towards Mint.
AtariZoll wrote:I'm not sure that we really need some complex OS like Mint for old, low performance computers. At least not further development of it, in year 2015 .
No wonder that it is not developed for many years. I would not worry about RPMs. Someone from here will make them available at demand certainly.
Installer may be different thing, because it is certainly much-much less code. But I don't see any contact link there.
Not really topic, but I find as more useful diverse improvements of TOS, or SW for CosmosEx, modern peripherals.
Firebee may be different case, but I really don't know how well TOS, Mint works on it. Most likely patching parts of code is necessary.
AtariZoll wrote:I'm not sure that we really need some complex OS like Mint for old, low performance computers.
joska wrote:AtariZoll wrote:I'm not sure that we really need some complex OS like Mint for old, low performance computers.
Replace "we" with "I" and your sentence makes sense.
alanh wrote:If it was open source, then I'd probably make some time in the future to merge it with a Gentoo style distro.
joska wrote:AtariZoll wrote:I was always for reasonable projects, which may be interesting for bigger count of people
So why stick with Atari and not PC?
AtariZoll wrote:Must it be one or another ? What about using both, or even better using them together ?
AtariZoll wrote:Once you get used on some high-res, you don't want to do some editing, coding, drawing and similar on low res.
ctirad wrote:I'm big fan of gentoo, however on TOS machines, even the 060 and Aranym, it is totally unusable. Without memory protection enabled one cannot perform the emerge --sync, because it sooner or later dies due to memory fragmentation. Even simple "emerge" of the binanry package does take ages on 060 and plenty of RAM.
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