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systems:5th_edition

Fifth Edition Unix

Release Date: June 1974
Released By: Bell Labs Research
Source Code: v5root.tar.gz in the Unix Archive, browsable in the Unix Tree
Documentation: 5th Edition man pages

The Fifth Edition of Unix was released by Bell Laboratories in June 1974. It was designed to run on the PDP-11s with 18-bit addressing and without separate Instruction and Data spaces, for example the PDP-11/40. The kernel's image size was around 26 Kbytes. At this stage in the development of Unix, neither the Standard I/O library nor the Bourne shell existed, and the editor was ed.

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