Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 10th May 2008 20:27 UTC, submitted by rosebug
Bugs & Viruses 1983. The year of the IBM PC XT, the Apple Lisa, Pioneer 10 leaving the solar system, and Hooters opening up shop in Florida. It's also the birthyear of a 25 year old BSD bug, squashed only a few days ago.
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RE[2]: Not 'UNIX' bug
by Vanders on Sun 11th May 2008 09:50 UTC in reply to "RE: Not 'UNIX' bug"
Vanders
Member since:
2005-07-06

It's called Berkeley Unix


Sure, but it's not called Berkeley UNIX, the 4.4Lite sources specifically are not derived from any of the AT&T UNIX sources and you wont find the same bug in anything that derives purely from SysV.

It's a bug in a Unix implementation, but it isn't a UNIX bug.

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RE[3]: Not 'UNIX' bug
by Archite on Sun 11th May 2008 16:25 in reply to "RE[2]: Not 'UNIX' bug"
Archite Member since:
2006-01-14

Actully, had you bothered to read the article, this BUG was found in 4.2BSD as well...

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RE[4]: Not 'UNIX' bug
by Vanders on Sun 11th May 2008 17:12 in reply to "RE[3]: Not 'UNIX' bug"
Vanders Member since:
2005-07-06

Yeeesss...and? 4.2BSD isn't UNIX either: it just has slightly more SysV derived code in it than 4.4Lite. The current modern BSDs don't derive from 4.2BSD anyway, and SysV doesn't derive from 4.2BSD.

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