[TUHS] forgotten versions

arnold at skeeve.com arnold at skeeve.com
Fri Jun 17 18:34:19 AEST 2022

Very cool.

I assume you know this, but the Tenth Edition code is also in
the TUHS archives and should not be left out.



Diomidis Spinellis <dds at aueb.gr> wrote:

> It is indeed problematic that the Unix history repository is missing the 
> Research Editions.  At the time I created it, the source code of the 
> Research Unix Eighth and Ninth Editions wasn't openly available.  I'm 
> now discussing with another member of this list for a pull request to 
> add them.  Incorporating them properly isn't trivial, because various 
> mappings are needed to establish authorship information and to allow 
> git-blame to work across snapshots of moved files.
> Diomidis - https://www.spinellis.gr/
> On 17-Jun-22 2:06, Rob Pike wrote:
> > Excited as I was to see this history of Unix code in a single repository:
> > 
> > https://github.com/dspinellis/unix-history-repo 
> > <https://github.com/dspinellis/unix-history-repo>
> > 
> > it continues the long-standing tradition of ignoring all the work done 
> > at Bell Labs after v7. I consider v8 v9 v10 to be worth of attention, 
> > even influential, but to hear this list talk about it - or discussions 
> > just about anywhere else - you'd think they never existed. 

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