[TUHS] What was your "Aha, Unix!" moment?
jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu
Mon Oct 21 22:10:00 AEST 2019
> From: Warren Toomey <wkt at tuhs.org>
> But wasn't "chdir" built into the PDP-7 Unix shell?
No. See "The Evolution of the Unix Time-sharing System", in section "Process
Also, the old 'cd' had different syntax than today's (since there was no notion
of a pathname in the earliest Unix); it took instead a list of directories (e.g.
"cd dd ken").
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