[TUHS] Revisions of "C Reference Manual"
clemc at ccc.com
Thu Nov 1 23:50:58 AEST 2018
4th and 5th Editions refer to a reference manual. Check out the 4th
Edition man pages:
running cc.1 thru nroff reveals:
`C reference manual'
The .th macro dates the man page as 03/15/72
I know I learned C by reading the UNIX source code and having some sort of
a reference manual with the 5th edition; but I can not find a document in
my archives. I'll keep looking but I syspect that was lost.
On Thu, Nov 1, 2018 at 9:20 AM Lars Brinkhoff <lars at nocrew.org> wrote:
> Which revisions of the "C Reference Manuals" are known to be out there?
> I found this:
> Which seems to match the one from V6:
> "C is also available on the HIS 6070 computer at Murray Hill and and on
> the IBM System/370 at Holmdel ."
> But then there's this:
> "C is also available on the HIS 6070 computer ar Hurray Hill, using a
> compiler written bu A. Snyder and currently maintained by S. C. Johnson.
> A compiler for the IBM System/360/370 series is under construction."
> Due to the description of the IBM compiler, it seems to predate the V6
> Both above revisions use the =+ etc operators.
> Finally, this version edited by Snyder:
> "In addition to the UNIX C compiler, there exist C compilers for the HIS
> 6000 and the IBM System/370 ."
> This version documents both += and =+ operators.
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