[TUHS] the guy who brought up SVr4 on Sun machines

Joerg Schilling schily at schily.net
Wed Jan 11 02:41:45 AEST 2017


Berny Goodheart <berny at berwynlodge.com> wrote:

> >> Pretty sure /proc was not a SunOS thing.
> > 
> > and I believe that Roger Faulkner did come from AT&T
>
> Yes. And I should know this as I communicated and met with him on several occasions when I was developing /proc for Janus (Linux binary emulation) on Solaris x86.
> So, I was defo wrong on this. /proc was done by Roger at AT&T (maybe USL). I recall him telling me that he was not the original author though and that it came from PWB.

AFAIK, Roger was the original author for ProcFS-II that was introduced later in 
SunOS-5 (I believe it was Solaris-2.6) and introduced subdirectories.

Jörg

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