[TUHS] Newer copies of SysV?
mcrosby at marthon.org
Tue Jun 24 06:18:42 AEST 2003
Solaris is derived from Sys V, and the source is readily available to
educational institutions. It could be a help... (though I warn you, they
kernel in particular has a changed a LOT from stock Sys V)
Remember that vanilla sys V source is still nominally under NDA for whoever
has it, so I wouldn't bet on getting it...
On Sun, Jun 22, 2003 at 09:39:00AM +1000, Warren Toomey wrote:
> I just received this from Sebastien Loisel. I don't have any recent
> SysV sources, but I though I'd pass this on to the mailing list in
> case anybody else can help Sebastien.
> ----- Forwarded message from "S. Loisel" <loisel at math.mcgill.ca> -----
> Date: Sat, 21 Jun 2003 12:44:21 -0400
> From: "S. Loisel" <loisel at math.mcgill.ca>
> Subject: System V
> To: wkt at tuhs.org
> I'm sorry to bother you, but I'm interested in the current Unix debacle.
> I'm diffing linux kernel sources against Unix sources, and I've written
> a program to do that efficiently, but I'm afraid that what Unix sources
> I can locate aren't actually relevant (I've been using what I can find
> at minnie.tuhs.org...)
> I know that a lot of people have the correct sources and that they were
> even available for download on the web, so I was wondering if you could
> hook me up somehow?
> I'm a researcher at McGill university in Montreal
> (http://www.math.mcgill.ca/loisel/) and I would only be using that
> source code for research. I intend to diff the files and then provide a
> list of similar files, and I hope to quote the common portions (assuming
> they are short enough for "fair use.")
> If you can't help me, can you tell me someone who could?
> Thank you very much,
> Sebastien Loisel
Matthew Crosby mcrosby at marthon.org
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