4.4BSD-Lite source code
taxman at freedombi.com
Tue Apr 13 20:29:26 PDT 2004
On Tue, 2004-04-13 at 12:56, Hanno wrote:
> Hi, Im currently using the book by Gary R. Wright and W Richard Stevens
> TCP/IP Illustrated Volume 2, which uses the 4.4BSD-Lite source code as
> example. My question : Up to which version of FreeBSD is the 4.4BSD-Lite
> code used ?
4.4BSD-lite was the BSD source code after it was "sanitized" as a result
of the AT&T lawsuit. It was incorporated into FreeBSD 2.0 if history
memory serves me right.
> Has it changed much
Yes tons. Very little of the original BSD lite code remains in current
versions from what I have read.
> and if so is the source code for older
> version of FreeBSD and/or the code for 4.4BSD-Lite still available for
> download somewhere ?
Many FreeBSD mirrors still carry code to FreeBSD 2.0, but that is not
what you want if you just want 4.4BSD-lite. I think the BSD-lite code
is still available as a tarball to download from various places. 40MB
or so if I recall. I couldn't find it from a very quick search, but I'm
sure you could find it. It may even be on ftp.FreeBSD.org if you know
where to look.
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