[TUHS] wrong HISTORY in 4.4BSD manual pages?
lm at bitmover.com
Thu May 6 13:02:47 AEST 2010
2.9BSD, as I recall, was the last release for PDP-11's. Again, as I
recall, it did a pile of work to take advantage of the larger address
space (I think there was 64KI and 64KD).
I don't recall every seeing a 3BSD release.
On Wed, May 05, 2010 at 08:40:12PM -0500, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> > Or is this simply because "2BSD" is not a operating system release per
> > se, so "3.0BSD" is correct?
> > But this makes me wonder if my 2BSD versions are newer than first
> > 2BSD, so really 3BSD is correct for some of this.
> I was asked off list what version of 2BSD as it may have been the 4.x
> stuff backported. So it is the 2bsd.tar.gz from the minnie.tuhs.org
> archive (which is near identical to the spencer_2bsd.tar.gz). Its TAPE
> file says: May 10, 1979. The READ_ME says: Thu Apr 19 23:25:43 PST 1979.
> And don't see any date stamps included in any files newer than May 1979.
> (So not a backport since is 8 months older than 3BSD and 17 months older
> than 4BSD.)
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