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systems:2nd_edition [2015/12/29 16:59]
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 **Source Code: ** some source code is in the [[http://​​Archive/​PDP-11/​Distributions/​research/​1972_stuff/​|Unix Archive]], browsable in the [[http://​​cgi-bin/​​file=V2|Unix Tree]]\\ **Source Code: ** some source code is in the [[http://​​Archive/​PDP-11/​Distributions/​research/​1972_stuff/​|Unix Archive]], browsable in the [[http://​​cgi-bin/​​file=V2|Unix Tree]]\\
 **Documentation:​ ** [[http://​​Archive/​PDP-11/​Distributions/​research/​1972_stuff/​unix_2nd_edition_manual.pdf|2nd Edition man pages]] **Documentation:​ ** [[http://​​Archive/​PDP-11/​Distributions/​research/​1972_stuff/​unix_2nd_edition_manual.pdf|2nd Edition man pages]]
 +The second edition of Unix was developed for the PDP-11 at Bell Labs by Ken Thompson, Dennis Ritchie and others. It extended the First Edition with more system calls and more commands. This edition also saw the beginning of the C language, which was used to write some of the commands.
 +The code in the Unix Archive is only the source to some of the commands, some of the library functions, and the C compiler. The files in c/ come from the [[http://​​Archive/​Applications/​Early_C_Compilers/​last1120c.tar.gz|last1120c.tar.gz]] tape, and form a working C compiler for Second Edition Unix.
 +The files in lib/ come from the file which is on the last1120c.tar.gz tape, and form the C library for the compiler.
 +The files in cmd/ are recreated from the text fragments found on the file [[http://​​Archive/​PDP-11/​Distributions/​research/​1972_stuff/​s1-bits.gz|s1-bits.gz]]. These were reconstructed by Doug Merritt and Warren Toomey, and form the source code to some of the commands in Second Edition Unix.
 +For more information about Second Edition Unix, see [[http://​​cm/​cs/​who/​dmr/​hist.html|The Evolution of the Unix Time-sharing System]] by Dennis Ritchie.
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