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Author Jalics, Paul J. ♦ Heines, Thomas S.
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Keyword Unix ♦ C ♦ Transporting ♦ Operating system
Abstract The “portable” UNIX operating system was transported to an IBM Series/1 minicomputer. The process of transporting is described with emphasis on (1) adapting to the target machine architecture; (2) the selection of the approach taken to transporting; (3) a description of the problems encountered; (4) the degree of portability of the UNIX system; and (5) a summary of the portability lessons learned.
Description Affiliation: Cleveland State Univ., Cleveland, OH (Jalics, Paul J.; Heines, Thomas S.)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-08-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Communications of the ACM (CACM)
Volume Number 26
Issue Number 12
Page Count 7
Starting Page 1066
Ending Page 1072


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Source: ACM Digital Library