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Wiki page [BOAR project written permission] by kc5tja 2018-01-27 19:16:27.
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Subject: Re: BOAR's operating system
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On 01/23/18 06:10, Samuel Falvo II wrote:
> Hello; I'm in the process of developing a home-brew computer which, in
> the long-term, aims to provide a lot of the look and feel of AmigaOS,
> without actually being AmigaOS.  It's built on a homebrew 64-bit
> RISC-V processor core that, currently, does not have any memory
> protection features.  It doesn't even have user-mode or
> supervisor-mode.  Yet.  (I do plan on providing these features in the
> future, along with OS support for them, but this is a long-term
> project.)
> I've looked into porting AROS, but I can't even figure out where to
> begin a port of such a large-scale OS.  I figure something much
> smaller, leaner, and meaner is called for, so I would like to have a
> simple to port, yet well proven, operating system available for it.
> I'd prefer to not use CP/M or any of its immediate progeny, so I
> gravitated towards the option of porting just exec.library and
> dos.library as a subset of AmigaOS.
> Imagine my surprise when I found BOAR had done exactly that!
> Towards the goal of not reinventing the wheel, I was wondering two things:
> 1.  Can I inherit BOAR's OS for my own computer?  I realize I'll need
> to rewrite exec.library entirely from scratch (since your code is
> written for 68K).  Also,
> 2.  Can I relicense the result as MPLv2?  I would be happy to give
> full credit in the project's documentation and source tree.
> I would love to hear your input on this matter.  Thanks!!
Hi Samuel,

You're welcome to model your OS after BOAR. Copy and rewrite the parts 
you need. Acknowledgement would be appreciated.


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