GNU's replacement for the Unix kernel.
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.
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released on 18 December 2016
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8 August 2001
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|VCS Repository Webview||https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/hurd/hurd.git/|
|Required to use||mach|
|Required to use||mig|
|Required to build||glibc|
|Required to build||gcc|
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