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authorThomas Schwinge <>2008-11-06 09:44:21 +0100
committerThomas Schwinge <>2008-11-06 09:44:21 +0100
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-[[meta copyright="Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 Free
-Software Foundation, Inc."]]
+[[meta copyright="Copyright © 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
+Free Software Foundation, Inc."]]
[[meta license="""[[toggle id="license" text="GFDL 1.2+"]][[toggleable
id="license" text="Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this
@@ -9,6 +9,21 @@ Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license
is included in the section entitled
+The GNU Hurd is under active development. Because of that, there is no
+*stable* version. We distribute the Hurd sources only through CVS at present.
+Although it is possible to bootstrap the GNU/Hurd system from the sources by
+cross-compiling and installing the system software and the basic applications,
+this is a difficult process. It is not recommended that you do this. Instead,
+you should get a binary distribution of the GNU/Hurd, which comes with all the
+GNU software precompiled and an installation routine which is easy to use.
+The Debian project has commited to provide such a binary distribution.
+[[Debian_GNU/Hurd|running/debian]] is currently under development and available
+in the *unstable* branch of the Debian archive.
[[toc ]]
# Introduction