[TUHS] Leaked patches... v6 to v6.5
dave at horsfall.org
Tue Oct 1 16:05:26 AEST 2019
On Mon, 30 Sep 2019, Warner Losh wrote:
> Ok. I know there was never a v6.5... officially. But there are several
> references to that in different bits of the early user group news
> letters. This refers to v6 plus all the patches that "leaked" out of
> bell Labs via udel and Lou Katz.
I was once referred to as "Mr Unix V6.5" when I shoehorned as much of V7
into V6 (with AUSAM mods) as I could, such as XON/XOFF etc. Those lucky
buggers at Elec Eng and AGSM had 11/70s, whereas I had to support a number
of 11/40s etc.
> My question is, have they survived? The story sure has, but I didn't find
> them in the archive..
Sadly, not my version (UNSW/CSU).
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