[TUHS] Ken visits Cray Research Inc and finds old bug

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Mon Nov 13 08:57:46 AEST 2017


On Sun, 12 Nov 2017, ron minnich wrote:

> There's a story I heard once in supercomputing circles from the 80s, 
> that Ken visited CRI in Minneapolis, sat down at the console of a 
> machine running the then-new port of Unix to one of the Crays, typed a 
> command, and said something like "ah, that bug is still there." Anybody 
> know what the bug was?

I remember the story too; I think it was one of the text tools (grep, sed, 
I dunno), but yeah, a reference would be nice (at least for the archives).

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