[TUHS] Early multiprocessor Unix

Ralph Corderoy ralph at inputplus.co.uk
Sun Aug 6 19:57:17 AEST 2023

Hi Steve,

> We built an "editor" for a.out files that would read the file in,
> respond to a series of requests, relocate the instructions correctly,
> and then branch to the line of code that it had been about to execute.  

What level of granuality were these requests?  Could you give a rough
example or two.  Was it sed like, with labels and testing branches?  Did
the requests operate on matched instructions instead of lines?

Cheers, Ralph.

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