Subject: Re: unix define
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
List: current-users
Date: 06/16/1998 14:50:04
> What assumptions can you make about a ``unix'' system?

Here are a few that come to mind immediately:

- Existence and basic semantics for fork() and pipe()
- Dots are not particularly special in filenames
- The text/binary distinction in stdio is a no-op
- /bin/sh exists and has basically Bourne-shell semantics

					der Mouse

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