[TUHS] System V

Sebastien Loisel loisel at math.mcgill.ca
Tue Jun 24 05:38:56 AEST 2003

Thanks. At least now I can stop fighting with those svr4 floppies.

Did the svr4/386 sources ever get out in the wild?

Sebastien Loisel

On Mon, 23 Jun 2003, Michael Davidson wrote:

> Sebastien Loisel wrote:
> >
> >I'm trying to find whatever source code there is on those floppies. I've 
> >grepped through the disk images, and I did find some source code in the 
> >clear. However, I suspect I haven't yet found the kernel source (which is 
> >what I'm after.) Disks 13 and 14 have an actual filesystem on them, but 
> >many (all?) of the other disks appear to be laid out as flat arrays of 
> >bytes without much (any?) filesystem information. The fs on disks 13 and 
> >14 doesn't appear to be completely standard sysv, at least according to my 
> >rh8 box.
> >
> I suspect that most of the disks are either System V .pkg datastreams
> or cpio archives.
> Since this is obviously an installable binary distribution the only
> "source code" that you are going to find on it are the header files
> in /usr/include and /usr/include/sys etc and, perhaps, a few example
> or demo programs.
> Don't bother looking for kernel source code - it isn't there.

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