UNIX Programmer's Supplementary Documents, Volume 2 (PS2)
Documents of Historical Interest
The Unix Time-Sharing System
Dennis Ritchie and Ken Thompson's original paper about UNIX, reprinted
from Communications of the ACM.
UNIX 32/V - Summary
A concise summary of the facilities in UNIX Version 32/V, the basis for 4BSD.
Unix Programming - Second Edition
Describes the programming interface to the UNIX version 7 operating
system and the standard I/O library. Should be supplemented by
Kernighan and Pike, ``The UNIX Programming Environment'',
Prentice-Hall, 1984 and especially by the Programmer Reference Manual
section 2 (system calls) and 3 (library routines).
Ken Thompson's description of the implementation of the Version 7
kernel and file system.
The Unix I/O System
Dennis Ritchie's overview of the I/O System of Version 7; still helpful for
those writing device drivers.
The Programming Language EFL
An introduction to a powerful FORTRAN preprocessor providing access
to a language with structures much like C.
Berkeley FP User's Manual
A description of the Berkeley implementation of Backus'
Functional Programming Language, FP.
Ratfor - A Preprocessor for a Rational FORTRAN
Converts a FORTRAN with C-like control structures and cosmetics into real,
ugly, compilable FORTRAN.
The FRANZ LISP Manual
A dialect of LISP, largely compatible with MACLISP.
Ingres (Version 8) Reference Manual
A terse reference manual (in the style of ``man'' pages) for the Ingres
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