[TUHS] 2018: eighteen months to the Unix 50th anniversary
gtaylor at tnetconsulting.net
Thu Jan 11 02:53:57 AEST 2018
On 01/10/2018 03:57 AM, Warren Toomey wrote:
>> If not maintaining itself, right on the verge of maintaining itself,
>> to totally sever the GECOS connection.
> So, while we don't have an exact date, it's reasonable to assume that,
> sometime around July 1969, Unix was at a point where it was self-hosting.
Somehow I was not aware that Unix was ever dependent on another OS.
I get the impression that GECOS was more integral with early Unix than I
had ever imagined. It sounds like more than just the GECOS field in
/etc/passwd for associating Unix accounts with GECOS accounts on other
Grant. . . .
unix || die
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