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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).

One reason for this: You can read SuS online from the net, but
you have to buy your copy of the POSIX standards before you could
look into it.

But POSIX compliance is fortunatly noted in the man pages ;-)


Ingo Oeser
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