what's unix and what's not

Vulpes Velox kitbsdlists at HotPOP.com
Wed Nov 26 00:38:05 PST 2003

On Tue, 25 Nov 2003 18:32:21 -0800
Milo Hyson <milo at cyberlifelabs.com> wrote:

> It is my understanding that the Linux kernel was built from scratch. It 
> may be patterned after UNIX, but it wasn't based on it. BSD, on the 
> other hand, is derived (indirectly) from the original work by Ritchie 
> and Thompson. Of course, I may be on crack....

Yeah, more or less... it was mainly created as a minix clone, iirc.

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