[TUHS] /usr/bin on V7?

Dan Stromberg drsalists at gmail.com
Mon Aug 15 03:19:46 AEST 2011

On Sat, Aug 13, 2011 at 6:24 AM, Sven Mascheck <mascheck at in-ulm.de> wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 03, 2011 at 07:53:44PM -0700, Dan Stromberg wrote:
> > When I boot V7 in SIMH (pdp11), I get a root shell and a root filesystem,
> > but...  I see that /usr/bin is on root's default PATH, but I have no
> > /usr/bin directory.  Is there some way I could get a /usr/bin with
> > additional executables, to get the full flavor of V7?
> It's not unusual to have no /usr/bin at first,
> see "Setting Up Unix" in the 7th ed man, vol2b:

Shouldn't there be a tar command somewhere on the system, as installed?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tar_%28file_format%29 indicates that V7 had a
tar format.
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