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From: Warren Toomey <>
To: Warner Losh <>
Subject: Re: [TUHS] execl and execv, first appearance in unix
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 07:44:34 +1000
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On Sun, Mar 22, 2020 at 02:49:03PM -0600, Warner Losh wrote:
>    On Sun, Mar 22, 2020 at 2:20 PM Warren Toomey <[1]> wrote:
>      On Sun, Mar 22, 2020 at 09:58:29AM -0600, Warner Losh wrote:
>      > "from a working C compiler for 2nd Edition UNIX."
>      > Does anybody know for sure, or can provide more insight into the
>      last1120c.tar.g
>      > z file to help disambiguate?
>      Yes, all the details are on Dennis' web page:
>      [2]
>    Magic historical 8-ball sez: situation unclear, try again.
>    So could be 2nd, 3rd or 4th edition given the date range.

Someone from the Labs here on the list might be able to clarify. I'm sure
I heard that they start with the PDP-11/20 and got an 11/45 around the time
of Second Edition. So the "last1120c" was the C compiler around the time of
Second Edition.

Cheers, Warren

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Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-03-22 15:58 Warner Losh
2020-03-22 20:20 ` Warren Toomey
2020-03-22 20:49   ` Warner Losh
2020-03-22 21:44     ` Warren Toomey [this message]
2020-03-22 22:03       ` Warner Losh

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