[TUHS] How to use V5 UNIX?
clemc at ccc.com
Thu May 6 05:02:53 AEST 2021
The only thing I would add is to find yourself a copy of Lion's book:
You can get a nicely bound version inexpensively from Amazon,
although there are PDFs in the wild too. Like, others I would suggest
starting with Sixth Edition if you want to follow John. The biggest
advantage of Seventh besides having more complete toolchains is that the
compiler matches K&R Version 1, so you are likely to have fewer issues, you
will already be giving up ANSI (as described in K&R2). I started with
Fifth years ago in the early/mid-1970s but quickly got Sixth's so I have
little memory of it. I have played with it on simh since frankly, the
differences between 5 and 6 are not going to be huge from a learning
On Wed, May 5, 2021 at 2:09 PM Noel Chiappa <jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu> wrote:
> > From: Saif Resun
> > I want to use the 5th edition UNIX operating system.
> > ...
> > I want to use it using the SimH emulator but there's no guide about
> > how to install it or use it.
> As they say,'Google is your friend':
> Also, V6 Unix is very similar to V5 (the main difference, IIRC, is that V6
> supports so-called 'Split I/D space' on the PDP-11) so anything for V6 will
> mostly apply to V5:
> Have fun!
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