[TUHS] Unix v6 File System information

Larry McVoy lm at mcvoy.com
Mon Feb 22 13:02:22 AEST 2016

I did some work on the Unix file system:


I spent a lot of time in bmap and it's amazing how much of the original
design still was there after BSD and Sun.  I diffed the code, bmap was
pretty much bmap after all those years.

On Sun, Feb 21, 2016 at 08:54:26PM -0500, Norman Wilson wrote:
> Sometime back before the turn of the century, I remember
> writing up a summary of the evolution of the UNIX file
> system, starting with the earliest system I could find
> information for (possibly the PDP-7 system) and running
> through the printed manuals as things changed, up to
> the Seventh Edition.
> I think I've found it; I'll look it over and try to put
> it somewhere on the web in the next day or two.
> Norman Wilson
> Toronto ON

Larry McVoy            	     lm at mcvoy.com             http://www.mcvoy.com/lm 

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