[TUHS] Getting UNIXs for 16-bit 8086

Warren Toomey wkt at tuhs.org
Mon Jun 23 07:28:41 AEST 2003

On Sun, Jun 22, 2003 at 05:29:11PM +0000, zmkm zmkm wrote:
> actually [Minix is] indeed derived from at&t unix 6 also it feels closer to
> the actual old unix than other newer variants and it comes with C compiler and 
> an assembler in the distribution

Sorry to be a pedant here, but Minix was written wholly from scratch and
has no AT&T code in it at all. I know, I've been playing with it since
version 1.1. See also Tanenbaum's Operating Systems: Design and Implementation
textbook for the fully story.


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