Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 28th Jun 2006 20:00 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes A new version of Plan 9 has been released. "Major changes were made to /sys/src/fs, removing some dead code. Some major bugs were fixed. New features were added and the memory limit was increased." More information can be found in the mailing list message. For those that don't know: "Plan 9 was born in the same lab where Unix began. Underneath, though, lies a new kind of system, organized around communication and naming rather than files and processes. In Plan 9, distributed computing is a central premise, not an evolutionary add-on."
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Not a new release.
by ratatask on Thu 29th Jun 2006 06:50 UTC
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2006-01-28

To be fair, this is not a new release. There have been numerous much more involved changes to Plan 9 in the last year than this one.

These changes mentioned are for a version of the Plan 9 file server, which is a branch of an old plan 9 kernel - intended only to be a remote file server.

The fossil fileserver/system runs on the standard Plan 9 kernel and replaced this older fileserver (aka KenFS) -
though some people still use it for compatibility/etc. and keep improving it.

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