Re: Where's FreeBSD 1.x?
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On Saturday, 5 July 2003 at 5:45:56 +0200, Pedro F. Giffuni wrote:[color=blue]
> --- Greg 'groggy' Lehey <grog@FreeBSD.org> ha scritto:=20
> On Monday, 30 June 2003 at 12:45:44 -0700, Doug White wrote:[color=green][color=darkred]
>>> On Mon, 30 Jun 2003, Jeremy Faulkner wrote:
>>>> On Mon, Jun 30, 2003 at 06:28:15AM +0200, Pedro F. Giffuni wrote:
>>>>> I was looking at the "ancient" UNIX code and there are some good
>>>>> things there... Is there a FreeBSD 1.x repository somewhere?
>>> Just remember that this code was supposed to be destroyed after
>>> the USL lawsuit, so I wouldn't use it for anything you care about.[/color]
>> Since the release of "Ancient UNIX" under the BSD license, there's
>> nothing to worry about.[/color]
> No need to ask a lawyer or anything?[/color]
Not if you believe Caldera's release last year. See
[url]http://www.lemis.com/grog/UNIX/[/url] for details. Unfortunately, they
didn't give us a hardcopy of the release, but so far nobody believes
it to be a fake.
> Wouldn't the fact that those files exist mean that someone was
> breaking the law at a certain moment??[/color]
Well, it's not a law. It was a civil action. But any such moment is
now long gone.
> Since I knew FreeBSD only when 2.0.5 Release was made, I have no
> idea about the details.. did freeBSD developers use something like
> CVS, perhaps SCCS ? It would be nice to have this old history
> available.. for hobbyist value.[/color]
I'm pretty sure it was CVS in those days. I have sources, but no CVS
tree. Does anybody else?
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