[TUHS] the guy who brought up SVr4 on Sun machines
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Wed Jan 11 02:24:38 AEST 2017
Larry McVoy <lm at mcvoy.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 10, 2017 at 03:12:19PM +0000, Berny Goodheart wrote:
> > From SunOS:
> > /proc
> Pretty sure /proc was not a SunOS thing.
and I believe that Roger Faulkner did come from AT&T
> > From SVR3:
> > .so libs
> If you mean shared libraries, SunOS had those. If it's more nuanced
> than that, I'd defer to Gingell.
.so is a name introduced by SunOS-4
What Svr3 had, was shared libraries that have been installed in the kernel
during boot up into multi-user mode using a special program. In order to
manage this, you needed to have a global library manager that defined start
addresses for the load addresses of the libraries.
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