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

Joerg Schilling schily at schily.net
Wed Mar 15 21:11:28 AEST 2017


Josh Good <pepe at naleco.com> wrote:

> On 2017 Mar 14, 15:14, Joerg Schilling wrote:
> > On a real POSIX system, the following test program passes, but this currently 
> > only applies to Solaris, SCO UnixWare, recent FreeBSD and recent NetBSD:
>
> So IBM AIX, HP/UX and Mac OS X are wrongfully-branded UNIX systems?

Well, this is your wording...

The background is just that around 1995, The OpenGroup added the waitid() 
interface that has been introduced in 1989 by SVr4. At that time, the OpenGroup 
standard text was correct and interested companies could have implemented the 
interface correctly.

Jörg

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