I've spent some time trying to port plan9port (aka Plan 9 from User Space) to the #Hurd yesterday. It's not quite working yet, but many subprojects already build, and at least mk works.
The really exciting part of course would be to switch the custom filesystems back from 9P over a Unix socket to real Hurd translators.
@cwebber I don't know how familiar you are with all this, but basically,
• Plan 9 is an OS, the next project of the Unix team at Bell Labs after Unix; like Unix but better, simpler and with native network transparency
• plan9port aka Plan 9 from User Space is a port of Plan 9 userspace programs/utilities to run under Unix
• GNU Hurd is a Unix kernel based on microkernel architecture that can be used instead of Linux
• now it is possible to run plan9port on top of GNU/Hurd Unix systems too
@bugaevc plan9port on gnu hurd on gnu guix when
@cwebber if Guix supports Hurd, then as soon as i upstream the Hurd port 😉
(and add GNUstep to the stack!)
How can I get started running it?
@selea or do you mean Plan 9 / the Hurd in general?
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