[TUHS] Re: TUHS Digest, Vol 6, Issue 7

Wesley Parish wes.parish at paradise.net.nz
Wed Nov 12 18:04:44 AEST 2003

I'm aware of that, and thanks Larry, for a pointer to the article.

What would interest me would be a copy of the source tree - any chance of 
that, or is it no longer extant?

Wesley Parish

On Wed, 12 Nov 2003 15:09, Larry McVoy wrote:
> > > I've personally thought that Sun should release the source trees of its
> > > old BSD-based SunOS with the idea of getting back onside with all the
> > > Linux and Unix people it pissed off by its "buying" a "Unix" license
> > > from SCO, the Societe Commercial du On-Dit, the Commercial Society of
> > > Rumourmongers.
> >
> > Don't hold your breath. Even SunOS 4.1.x had large chunks of System V
> > Release 3 code in it: all the STREAMS stuff and RFS worked in that
> > environment (not that anyone ever used it).  Also all of /usr/5bin,
> > /usr/5lib etc.
> I removed all that stuff and booted up and ran on a complete free version
> of SunOS long ago.  Read about it here:
> http://www.bitmover.com/lm/papers/srcos.html

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