Subject: Re: port-alpha/5586: port alpha does not define "unix"
To: Greg A. Woods <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 06/15/1998 16:23:56
Greg A. Woods writes:
> Indeed, lots of software *does* rely on it, and it can often be used
> very effectively.  Although the use of "unix" isn't specified in POSIX
> or The Single UNIX Specification (to the best of my knowledge), neither
> do any standards preclude its use (again, to the best of my knowledge).

Polluting the user namespace is, in fact, forbidden.