[TUHS] Latest 2.9BSD and 2.11BSD

Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Sun Apr 9 03:09:30 AEST 2023

On Sat, Apr 8, 2023, 11:06 AM Aaron Jackson <aaron at aaronsplace.co.uk> wrote:

> Warren Toomey <wkt at tuhs.org> writes:
> >>    I see we have 2.11BSD patch 469 dated last month in the archive.
> Where
> >>    does it come from? Has anybody climbed the hill to import all the
> >>    patches into a git repo?
> >
> > I know somebody tried a while back and reported here. They found it
> wasn't
> > possible to apply all the patches sequentially. I'd have to go look in
> > the mail archive for details.
> >
> > Maybe it's time for someone else to have a go!
> >
> > Cheers, Warren
> Stumbled upon this email thread while searching my inbox for some patch
> info. I've managed to setup an automated pipeline for applying all
> patches sequentially, producing a new disk image after each one. This
> has been built as a GitHub workflow, and the images are then pushed up
> to an S3 bucket for others to use.
> https://github.com/AaronJackson/2.11BSD-Action
> At the very least, it is confirmation and verification that the released
> patches can be applied sequentially, and each one leaves the system in a
> bootable state, if applied correctly.
> I've also been applying the patches to a fork of the source tree on
> GitHub which Warner Losh created (maybe after this email thread). I've
> been doing this in the patch-apply2023 branch but it's a bit of a mess
> at the moment and doesn't build. The repo also includes an IBV11 card
> driver which I wrote with the help of Toby Thain. I'm not sure whether
> Steven would welcome patches for new features, rather than bug fixes,
> but I'd be happy to generate a patch file if others wanted to control
> their "modern" test gear from their PDP11.
> https://github.com/AaronJackson/2.11BSD
> At some point I'm planning to automate the process of generating the
> installation tapes for each patch level. Not got round to this though,
> yet - although it's Easter weekend, so I might have a play.

Any chance you could extend this to my work to recreate the 2.11 as
released tapes? There are extra challenges in the first 200 patches,
including missing patches...


> Aaron
> --
> https://aaronsplace.co.uk
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