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NetBSD Another version of the extremely portable unix-like operating system NetBSD was released today. This release fixes many security issues and bugs. It also includes a good amount of new features. Please read the announcement here.
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RE: Unix-like??
by Phucked on Sun 21st Nov 2010 01:05 UTC in reply to "Unix-like??"
Phucked
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2008-09-24

Yes Unix-like

*BSD are no more Unix than my Windows system with cygwin.

Edited 2010-11-21 01:05 UTC

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RE[2]: Unix-like??
by Oliver on Sun 21st Nov 2010 19:07 in reply to "RE: Unix-like??"
Oliver Member since:
2006-07-15

You're mixing up the trademark with the operating system. *BSD evolved from original UNIX, that's a fact. It's sometimes hard to find some direct genetic links to someones anchestors, but this doesn't change the relationship at all, if there are other proofs.

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RE[3]: Unix-like??
by Phucked on Mon 22nd Nov 2010 00:37 in reply to "RE[2]: Unix-like??"
Phucked Member since:
2008-09-24

No the fact the BSDs have no UNIX code in them. Remember in the early 90s BSD purged all UNIX code from the system.

I dont remember SCO going after any of the BSD's for having UNIX in them? So its just as unix-like as Posix extensions on Windows. One could make the argument that your average Linux distro is more UNIX than any *BSD

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