[TUHS] System V

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at lemis.com
Tue Jun 24 08:15:51 AEST 2003

On Monday, 23 June 2003 at 15:38:56 -0400, Sebastien Loisel wrote:
> 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.
> Thanks. At least now I can stop fighting with those svr4 floppies.
> Did the svr4/386 sources ever get out in the wild?

Doubtless, but it wasn't legal.

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