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SubjectRe: State of Posix compliance in v2.2/v2.4 kernel?
On Mon, Nov 13, 2000 at 11:00:09AM -0500, Jeff Garzik wrote:

> Also, from what I've seen lately on IRC and lkml, the Single Unix
> Specification ("SuS") is generally held in higher regard than POSIX; and
> when spec questions arise, kernel developers tend to check SuS before
> POSIX (if POSIX is checked at all).

POSIX is the law, but many things are not covered.
SUSv2 is a large collection of random stuff.
The Austin group now prepares a joint revision of POSIX.1 and POSIX.2 and SUSv2.
This is to be the next version of all standards involved.
See also http://www.opengroup.org/austin/
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