[TUHS] Source code abundance?
usotsuki at buric.co
Sat Mar 4 10:29:38 AEST 2017
On Sat, 4 Mar 2017, Wesley Parish wrote:
> And since the central Unix source trees have been static - I don't think
> Novell was much more than a caretaker, correct me if I'm wrong - and the
> last SysVR4 release of any consequence was Solaris - has Oracle done
> anything with it? - I think the best thing for all would be the release
> of the Unix SysV source trees under a suitable open source license.
> (I've made a similar argument for the IBM/MS OS/2, DEC VAX VMS, and MS
> Windows and WinNT 3.x and 4.x source trees on various other Internet
> forums: the horse has bolted, it's a bit pointless welding shut the barn
> door now. Better to get the credit for being friendly and open, and
> clear up some residual bugs while you're at it ... )
I agree pretty much across the board.
To be fair, I'd like to start from SysV and create a traditional
implementation of that for my own personal neckbeard use, but using a
kernel, such as Linux, that has decent modern hardware support. And I've
tried doing that, I'm just lost as to where to begin. ;)
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