[TUHS] Does this mean Linux is now "officially branded UNIX"?

Joerg Schilling schily at schily.net
Mon Mar 13 20:15:43 AEST 2017


Josh Good <pepe at naleco.com> wrote:

> Hello all.
>
> I was perusing the list of officially branded UNIX systems, according to
> the "UNIX 03" specification and tests done by the Open Group, and I
> found there listed something called "Huawei EulerOS 2.0".
>
> https://www.opengroup.org/openbrand/register/xy.htm
>
> Intriguing, ain't it?
>
> So I went to Wikipedia, to see what it has to say about such a beast.
>
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Single_UNIX_Specification#EulerOS
>
> And I quote: "EulerOS 2.0 for the x86-64 architecture were certified as
> UNIX 03 compliant. The UNIX 03 conformance statement shows that the
> standard C compiler is from the GNU Compiler Collection (gcc), and that
> the system is a Linux distribution of the Red Hat family."

They would need to mention how they passed the test.

Given that there have been many problems last time, there was a collaboration 
between the Linux people and the OpenGroup:

	http://www.opengroup.org/personal/ajosey/tr20-08-2005.txt

I would guess that this company dod modify software inorder to become compliant.

Jörg

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