[TUHS] b remnants?

John Cowan cowan at mercury.ccil.org
Sat Oct 15 06:08:28 AEST 2011

Derrik Walker scripsit:

> Many, many eons ago, in the early '90's, there was an implementation
> of B for Linux ( I believe it was written in C, ironically enough ).
> I think it was part of a bigger collection of "ancient" software for
> Linux that use to be around in the early Slackware days.

The Retrocomputing Museum at http://www.catb.org/retro/ has what purports
to be a B-to-C translator at http://www.catb.org/retro/ , but looking
at it, it appears to be about BCPL rather than B proper.  In any case,
it has missing files and won't build.

John Cowan        http://ccil.org/~cowan   cowan at ccil.org
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