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The wiki was merged into the homepage
     posted by arnebab, Fri 15 May 2009 07:25:32 AM UTC - 0 replies

The GNU Hurd wiki was completely merged into its main homepage:

However, editing pages is still encouraged and open for everyone, and the former wiki engine now serves as staging area for changing the official pages:

Have fun with the Hurd!

News are in the Wiki and on the Website
     posted by arnebab, Fri 29 Aug 2008 08:34:16 AM UTC - 0 replies

Current news about the GNU/Hurd can be obtained from the Hurd website and the Hurd Wiki:

- Hurd Website:
- Hurd Wiki:

First steps for the Hurd on L4
     posted by marcus, Thu 31 Jul 2003 09:56:43 PM UTC - 0 replies

The first steps for the Hurd to run on L4 have been done.  A new CVS module "hurd-l4" has been created that holds the source code that is in somewhat releasable form.  So far this is the libl4 user space library for the L4 kernel and laden, the bootloader.

The next steps will be to write down the design for the user space capability system and implement some initial servers to get started.

gnumach-1.3 released
     posted by marcus, Tue 28 May 2002 06:37:59 PM UTC - 0 replies

We are pleased to announce version 1.3 of the GNU distribution of the Mach kernel.  It may be found in the file (about 3.6 MB compressed);

unidiffs from version 1.2 (about 310 KB compressed) are in ...

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mig-1.3 with support for OSF Mach
     posted by marcus, Mon 27 May 2002 12:42:51 AM UTC - 0 replies

mig-1.3 was released back in march, which supports the retcode keyword (by ignoring it) used in OSF Mach.

mig-1.3 is available from

mig-1.2 with new -list option
     posted by roland, Fri 08 Jun 2001 01:15:12 AM UTC - 0 replies

There's a new version of mig available, with  a new option intended to help
generate configuration files that rpctrace may soon be enhanced to use.
See in the list archives,
and the NEWS file (
As yet, the changes are only in cvs and not yet in new tar files or debian packages.

gearing up on Savannah
     posted by roland, Fri 01 Jun 2001 01:22:14 AM UTC - 0 replies

We are trying to make use of as it continues to develop, and hopefully make it easier for volunteers doing Hurd hacking to coordinate their work.  We're beginning to get all the hurd mailing lists shown on and we are starting to use some of the other Savannah facilities in hopes of keeping everybody well-informed and making it easier to learn about the Hurd and get started as a contributor.

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