Subject: Re: PROPOSAL: removal of brk()/sbrk().
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/28/2002 15:30:15
In article <>,
Derek Peschel <> wrote:
>On Tue, Feb 26, 2002 at 03:44:30PM +0100, Wolfgang Solfrank wrote:
>> What about programs that dump themselves for later restart (like emacs,
>> TeX etc.)?
>A little history...
>Emacs was developed under ITS and also runs under TOPS-20.  Ditto MIT's
>MIDAS assembler which AFAICT uses the same dumping and undumping scheme.
>TeX was developed (I believe) under WAITS and also runs under TOPS-10
>and TOPS-20.
>I wonder if there are any UNIX programs, not ported from one of the PDP-10
>OSs, that undump themselves?  (Someone already mentioned sendmail.)