[TUHS] Source code abundance?
clemc at ccc.com
Tue Mar 7 01:57:50 AEST 2017
Can't speak for the *source trees* them themselves more than I have
already, as they came from all over - BL Research, USL, IBM itself, ISC,
LCC, UCB, CMU, MIT, etc...; but IBM negotiated a very extensive *SVR3
license* with AT&T and and marketed it primarily an System V based system
with "BSD & IBM specfic enhancements".
This license agreement was the basis for AIX shipments as well as all OSF
shipments. While other places covered it, if you google around for
articles from "Unigram/X"(Maureen O'Garia's crew) in the years of 1990-2000
in particular you should find a number of articles that described the
transactions and how it effected the "Unix Industry."
On Mon, Mar 6, 2017 at 10:33 AM, Angelo Papenhoff <aap at papnet.eu> wrote:
> On 01/03/17, Arthur Krewat wrote:
> > Anyone ever looked at vetusware.com ?
> > Google it with:
> > site:vetusware.com unix source
> > Is all of this stuff archived somewhere else?
> Since we had some discussion about AIX recently I thought I should ask:
> Many sources claim AIX is Sys V derived. Hoever, the source code (of 4.1.3)
> does not look like Sys V at all. Does anyone know the history?
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