[TUHS] A repository with 44 years of Unix evolution gets the MSR '15 Best Data Showcase Award

Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Wed May 20 01:55:12 AEST 2015

> On May 19, 2015, at 3:24 AM, Tom Ivar Helbekkmo <tih at hamartun.priv.no> wrote:
> Diomidis Spinellis <dds at aueb.gr> writes:
>> Since early 2013 I've occasionally asked this list for help, and shared
>> the progress regarding the creation of a Unix Git repository containing
>> Unix releases from the 1970s until today [1].
> This is so cool!  Great work!  :)
>> Most importantly, more branches of open source systems can be added,
>> such as NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, and illumos.
> Getting early NetBSD in there would help complete the continuity, seeing
> as NetBSD was a fork of 386BSD, and FreeBSD a later fork of NetBSD.

FreeBSD was never a fork of NetBSD. OpenBSD was a later fork of NetBSD.
FreeBSD and NetBSD both forked from the patch kits that were produced for
the 386BSD project.


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