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Thread: Ciao, Off On A Sabbatical With Windows

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    Default Ciao, Off On A Sabbatical With Windows

    Phoronix: Ciao, Off On A Sabbatical With Windows

    Nearly two months ago I showed off the Phoronix Test Suite running on Windows 7 and later confirmed that the first bits of Windows compatibility within this leading open-source testing software would arrive with Phoronix Test Suite 2.4. The Windows 7 support is just the latest that is coming after the Linux, OpenSolaris, Mac OS X, FreeBSD, NetBSD, and OpenBSD operating systems are already well supported. To date what's been committed to the Phorogit code repository is the initial hardware/software detection support through Phodevi (the "Phoronix Device Interface" library), a Windows launcher, and a few other compatibility hooks...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=NzgzOA

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    UNIX-like operating systems are superior to Microsoft® Windows®.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thefirstm View Post
    UNIX-like operating systems are superior to Microsoft® Windows®.
    Hopefully, PTS will be able to provide hard proof of that (at least in terms of performance) after this sabbatical.

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    Quote Originally Posted by waucka View Post
    Hopefully, PTS will be able to provide hard proof of that (at least in terms of performance) after this sabbatical.
    Think there will be some eyes opened both ways. Should enlighten some that carry on decades old arguments that are simply outdated.

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    Looking forward to seeing some hard data from the Windows side compared to Linux

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    "If there is any media or organizations based in Germany that are interested"

    Germany?

    what do you do in Germany?

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    Sabayon benchmarks? Eager to see that!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Qaridarium View Post
    Germany? what do you do in Germany?
    Oktoberfest

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    Quote Originally Posted by deanjo View Post
    Think there will be some eyes opened both ways. Should enlighten some that carry on decades old arguments that are simply outdated.
    You know better than to suggest that.

    what do you do in Germany?
    Drink enough to escape the need to invade Poland.

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    In that case, it's his loss. Polish Vodka is sublime.

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