[ILUG] Linus says Apple FS is "Utter Crap" worse than vista...
david.howe at howesystems.com
Fri Feb 8 10:21:02 GMT 2008
If you read the article, the utter crap quote is taken out of context.
Here is the quote:
"I don't think they're equally flawed - I think Leopard is a much better
system," he said. "(But) OS X in some ways is actually worse than Windows
to program for. Their file system is complete and utter crap, which is
A bit of wordplay going on here!
On Thu, February 7, 2008 8:55 pm, Belgarath wrote:
> Torvalds was reffering to apple FS namely HFS+ which was created in 80's
> lacks a lot of things that modern Filesystem should have.
> On Thu 07 Feb 2008 20:50:01 Conor Wynne wrote:
>> Its even worse than vista in some ways apparently. :-)
>> I got a new machine on Saturday, came with vista premium, and its
>> pretty cool as a media center, but it is rubbish for absolutely
>> everything else.
>> It only has 1GB RAM, and this is nowhere near enough to do anything
>> productive, but that's fine as it is currently only being used as a
>> media machine.
>> I tried booting 64bit linux (xubuntu), but it borked and had an OOM
>> error. Annoyed I kept vista for a while. 32bit works fine though,
>> although I am torrenting FC8 64-bit --Does no-one torrent distros? Its
>> taking all week, and still only 25% complete!
>> This machine I'm writing on has leopard, and my old machine now runs
>> RHEL5.1 desktop (again).
>> I must say that in power management, linux is still behind OSX, but
>> ahead of windows. Vista is better than XP for PM - but vista has PMS
>> everywhere else, like VM utilisation, OMG, how memory hungry is this
>> piece of crap?
>> I am playing with it, as I did buy it, but it is certainly not staying
>> there for long...
>> Anyone recommend a good media app for linux? Ideally I would like to
>> use the TV style remote as well, any chance of that working... am I
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