[TUHS] Work I've done with a PDP-11 simulator

Clem Cole clemc at ccc.com
Mon May 12 03:24:01 AEST 2014

one way to tell.   do you have the standard I/o lib or the portable I/O library.  the former was first released as part of typesetter C

> On May 11, 2014, at 1:21 PM, Clem Cole <clemc at ccc.com> wrote:
> Noel
> I wonder if that is the so called "Typesetter C" compiler which was released independently of the system -  you needed it compile the new troff and support for other typesetters besides the CAT.   my memory which is hazy now was that typesetter C was what Mashey used for what would become PWB.   we should ask him
> Clem
> On May 10, 2014, at 10:06 PM, jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu (Noel Chiappa) wrote:
>>> From: Larry McVoy <lm at bitmover.com>
>>> have you gotten to a point where you can rebuild the world and install
>>> your newly built stuff?
>> Well, I haven't tried to do that (it's not something that I'm that interested
>> in), but it _should_ be possible, since the 'vanilla' V6 distribution does
>> include the source for pretty much everything (including the C compiler,
>> assembler, loader, etc).
>> (This does not include the stuff from the Shoppa disk, like the new C
>> compiler, where I don't have the source. [The PWB distribution, which
>> includes a C compiler from 1977, is probably pretty close. Looking into
>> the PWB stuff is one of my next projects; we have 17 different versions
>> of that stuff, and I'd like to see what the differences among them are,
>> and maybe create a 'canonical' PWB.]
>> Also, per the 'Improvements' page, I have source for the Standard I/O
>> Library, but I'm using the binary library from the Shoppa disk, which may or
>> may not correspond to that source.)
>>   Noel
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