Subject: Re: SUSv3/IEEE 1003.1-2001
To: Tomas Svensson <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 03/14/2002 10:58:27
Tomas Svensson wrote:

> Wednesday, March 13, 2002, 5:30:12 PM, you wrote:
> NJW> Tomas Svensson <> writes:
> >> Is there anyone working on or coordinating the implementation of
> >> SUSv3/IEEE 1003.1-2001 (POSIX.1) in NetBSD?
> NJW> Several people keep an eye on standards conformance for interfaces
> NJW> that we do have, and I imagine that we'll be tightening things to
> NJW> match SUSv3 here and there.
> NJW> That said, full SUSv3 conformance and implementation of new interfaces
> NJW> is not a Project goal. When we do add new interfaces we will endeavor
> NJW> to align them with SUSv3 when possible, but there is not a sense that
> NJW> adopting SUSv3 wholesale is a good idea.
> Sure, but there are some new utilities and additions that seems to be
> fairly useful, not all though.

Do you have any specific suggestions and/or implementations for which
utilities and/or interfaces you'd like to see in NetBSD?

Simon Burge                            <>
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