>>They have a pretty standard, but minimal, base system, where their
android stuff runs on top of it.
>Have you actually tried to check facts before answering? Bionic is
>pretty darn stripped libc and their utilites don't even try to pretent
>they support POSIX. It's kind of Unix-like environment, but it's not
>Unix at all.
Never said they were using glibc and were completely POSIX compliant or
anything like your regular XYZ-distro ;-)
I simply meant that you can have a shell, some regular at least unix-like
>And "Adroid stuff" is not really tied to Linux - they can switch to other
>kernel if it and when it'll be feasible.
When did I say it was Linux tied ?
>The fact that GNU/Linux was called just Linux for years now returns to
>bite you: most people say "Linux" and assume it's kind of GNU/Linux where
>you can use "normal Linux programs" - and Android is quite different from
I don't care what people "assume" ... Linux is the kernel, not
GNU/Linux... but as I said "details aside".
And you're wrong, it doesn't return to bite me as I was just quoting the
other comment ;-).