[TUHS] PDP-10 UNIX?

Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Mon Sep 18 02:33:54 AEST 2017


On Sun, Sep 17, 2017 at 9:01 AM, Lars Brinkhoff <lars at nocrew.org> wrote:

> Warner Losh writes:
> > Arthur Krewat wrote:
> >> Was there ever a UNIX or even the thought of porting one
> >> to a PDP-10?
> > IIRC, there was a NetBSD/pdp10. Don't know how far it got.
>
> Not far enough.  I was a little bit involved when there was talk of
> using GCC.
>
> > The instructor of my first C course in college wrote a very
> > good C compiler for TOPS-10/TOPS-20.
>
> Which one?
>
> I have found remnants of a compiler called C10 by Alan Snyder.  I have
> tried to reach him without result.
>

His name was Greg Titus. It was installed on the TOPS-20 boxes we had at
school as cc20. Don't know more than that. I've lost touch with Greg over
the years and some professional wrestler has popped in his name...  I'll
see if I can find him...

Warner
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