[TUHS] UNIX of choice these days?

Steve Nickolas usotsuki at buric.co
Mon Sep 25 09:50:47 AEST 2017


On Mon, 25 Sep 2017, Dave Horsfall wrote:

> On Sun, 24 Sep 2017, Bakul Shah wrote:
>
>> There are just a few potential users of /proc and they were already using 
>> other facilities. plus /proc is an optional facility. All this conspired to 
>> make /proc less useful in FreeBSD. Unused code is in danger of being 
>> garbage collected in FreeBSD :-)
>
> Whatever happened to the Unix philosophy of everything looking like a file? 
> Adding more system calls is the Windoze (or perhaps Penguin) way of doing 
> things.
>
>

I once thought of trying to develop an OS where not only was everything a 
file, but programs were in effect functions that could be chained 
together.

Then decided it was too radical.

-uso.



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