Subject: Re: bin/361: true and false are 12kb each..
To: None <>
From: Christoph Badura <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 07/29/1994 23:58:00
J.T. Conklin writes:

>If I remember correctly, the AT&T "true" was just a big copyright
>notice, and "false" was a big copyright notice followed by "exit 255".
>So, there should be no problem wrt. copyright infringment if our true
>implementation was "exit 0" and our false implementation was "exit 1".

Actually, the original /bin/true was a zero length executable file.  I
fail to see how anyone could claim a copyright on nothing.

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