[TUHS] Understanding the /bin, /sbin, /usr/bin, /usr/sbin Split
cowan at mercury.ccil.org
Fri Feb 3 09:58:38 AEST 2012
Norman Wilson scripsit:
> Once upon a time, I made an RK05 disk (5MB) with a stripped-down
> post-V7 for an 11/45. It had just enough programs to allow basic file
> manipulation and text-processing.
In my first job, around 1976, I hand-carried an RK05 from New Jersey
to Kansas City. It was full of my employer's proprietary software,
which I was to install. The laternative was to bring a huge pile of
floppies, which didn't seem sensible.
I was able to convince the airline security of those days that they
could neither open the RK nor X-ray it, but when it got there, it was
unreadable anyway. My colleague took the next flight, with the huge
> Due to contractor screwups (when the chilled water was turned on, it
> rained up and down the hall--many poorly-soldered joints in the copper
> pipes), [...]
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