[TUHS] BSD/v8 TCP/IP (was Shell control through external commands)
brantleycoile at me.com
Mon Sep 12 21:42:43 AEST 2016
Clarification. “From whence it came” meant where SunOS-4.0 got STREAMS not from where streams came from.
> On Sep 12, 2016, at 7:16 AM, Brantley Coile <brantleycoile at me.com> wrote:
> You might have the year wrong. The agreement between AT&T and Sun was announced in 1988. A year would be about right to incorporate some of the new stuff.
> But getting back to your original comment that you are not aware of any streams implementation before SunOS-4.0, do you mean that it was the first you became aware of? Certainly System V, from whence it came, predated SunOS-4.0 and 8th Edition predated that. My copy of the tty_ld(4) man page was printed Feb 10, 1985.
> bwc at coraid.com
>> On Sep 12, 2016, at 7:00 AM, Joerg Schilling <schily at schily.net> wrote:
>> Brantley Coile <brantleycoile at me.com> wrote:
>>> SunOS-4.0 was released in December of 1988, if I remember correctly. I had a streams based tty driver sometime in 1987 and I was just duplicating what Dennis et al has done in the Labs.
>> IIRC, I had a copy of SunOS-4.0 sometime in autumn 1987. It (and the Sun AT&T
>> deal based on the code) definitely was the top topic in the Sun User Group
>> meeting in December 1987.
>> EMail:joerg at schily.net (home) Jörg Schilling D-13353 Berlin
>> joerg.schilling at fokus.fraunhofer.de (work) Blog: http://schily.blogspot.com/
>> URL: http://cdrecord.org/private/ http://sourceforge.net/projects/schilytools/files/'
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