The Hurd is the kernel for the GNU system, a replacement and augmentation of standard Unix kernels.
It is a collection of protocols for system interaction (file systems, networks, authentication), and servers implementing them. Subprojects include Mach, the microkernel on which the Hurd is based, which provides a basic inter-process communication mechanism, and MIG, an interface generator for Mach.
DocumentationUser reference manual available in HTML, PostScript, and TexInfo formats from http://www.gnu.org/software/hurd/docs.html
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This is a GNU package:hurd
released on 31 October 2015
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv2orlater||Janet Casey||8 August 2001|
Leaders and contributors
Resources and communication
|Bug reports||Mailing List Subscribe||https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-hurd|
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||https://www.gnu.org/software/hurd/source_repositories.html|
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/hurd|
|Required to build||gcc|
|Required to use||mach|
|Required to use||mig|
|Required to build||glibc|
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