[TUHS] UNIX V6 line 3973: Is it really a typo?

Brian S Walden tuhs at cuzuco.com
Thu Oct 19 05:52:58 AEST 2006

See the December 2002 discussion threads "V6: 50 bugs tape"
and "Patches to improve 6th Edition" in the archive
While not specifically mentioned in those mails it is part
of the 50 bugs tape -- you'll want to extract usr/sys/v6unix/* from
and you'll see it fixed in usr/sys/v6unix/updat/ken/sig.c

> From: jigsaw <jigsaw at gmail.com>
> Subject: [TUHS] UNIX V6 line 3973: Is it really a typo?
> hi all,
> It's stated in Lion's book chapter 13.13 that at line 3973, i.e. the
> function psignal, there is a typo where the p_stat should be p_pri.
> Is there anyone can confirm it?
> If it's really a bug, why it remains p_stat in UNIX V7?
> Thanks in advance
> Qinglai

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