[TUHS] origin of the name 'glob'

Arthur Krewat krewat at kilonet.net
Sun Jul 9 03:16:50 AEST 2017


You are correct. Woops.

Sorry I left that part out. Was just replying to whoever said there was 
a GLOB in TOPS-10.


On 7/8/2017 1:03 PM, Random832 wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 7, 2017, at 19:00, Arthur Krewat wrote:
>>   From GLOB.MAC, TOPS-10 circa 1988 (not sure what version that is):
>>
>> TITLE   GLOB -- GLOBAL CROSS-REFERENCE DIRECTORY LISTING
>>
>> http://pdp-10.trailing-edge.com/cgi-bin/searchbyname?name=glob.mac
>>
>> Earliest version in that archive, 7-19-1975 but there are copyright
>> dates going back to 1968
>>
>> ;COPYRIGHT 1968,1969,1970,1971,1972, DIGITAL EQUIPMENT CORP., MAYNARD,
>> MASS.
> Looking at the help file, it looks like this is more about global
> symbols in object files (i.e. something analogous to nm)
>
> http://pdp-10.trailing-edge.com/red405a2/11/unsupported/glob.hlp.html
>
> The list of options matches the ones in swtab/sw1tab in the code, so
> this is the same tool.
>



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