From: DED110@psuvm.psu.edu (Dan the Man)
Subject: Is Linux compatable?
Date: 27 Nov 92 19:59:20 GMT
Is Linux compatable with anything? Unix? Xenix? 386BSD? Even
Paranoid about switching platforms....
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From: wirzeniu@klaava.Helsinki.FI (Lars Wirzenius)
Subject: Re: Is Linux compatable?
Date: 28 Nov 92 18:48:12 GMT
DED110@psuvm.psu.edu (Dan the Man) writes:
> Is Linux compatable with anything? Unix? Xenix? 386BSD? Even
Completely uncompatible with Unix. It is a CP/M clone.
No, actually it is a Unix clone. It is fairly compatible with both
SYSV, BSD, and POSIX, and getting better (somebody finds a bug or
incompatibility, and it will often be fixed in the next release).
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MS-DOS, you can't live with it, you can live without it.