[TUHS] UNIX of choice these days?
b4 at gewt.net
Mon Sep 25 17:43:06 AEST 2017
Where does SysVR2 fit in number of syscalls?
I spent time patching them several months ago...
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> On Sep 25, 2017, at 00:41, Andy Kosela <akosela at andykosela.com> wrote:
>> On Monday, September 25, 2017, Dave Horsfall <dave at horsfall.org> 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.
> Actually FreeBSD has much more system calls than Linux -- around 540 as compared to around 300 the last time I looked.
> To give a fair perspective -- both UNIX V7 and Plan 9 have around 50 system calls.
> And Windoze 7 has more than 700...
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