Differences btw. System V and BSD?

Differences btw. System V and BSD?

Post by Sam » Thu, 11 Aug 1994 17:29:27


I have a general question about Unix. What are basic differences between
System V and BSD? Can anyone send me something like a short comparison
table between the two, or point to sources of such information?

How can I know if my particular system is System V or BSD based, and what
does it mean for me as a programmer (there are HP-UX and DEC OSF/1 on our

Any help would be GREATLY appreciated!

Alex Ratner,
Amdocs Inc,


1. Differences btw. System V and BSD?

I've only been reading this group two days, and this is the third time I've seen this question asked.  This has to be a FAQ.  Could someone point us all to the answer?


John W. Linville

| John W. Linville                         Alcatel -- Raleigh, NC              |


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