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Re: Linux and Unix

On Thu, Apr 06, 2000 at 02:39:06PM +0100, Jules Bean wrote:
> I can't give you a detailed answer.  The command-line utilities follow
> the BSD syntax rather than SysV syntax, in most cases (ps auwx instead 
> of ps -ef) but enhanced (since they are the GNU versions, which have
> more options in most cases). The C library is more-or-less a superset
> of BSD and SysV, offering different versions of the calls in the
> places where the systems differed (e.g. signal handling). 

ps is a superset as well--in potato you can use either auwx or -ef. When
in doubt, emulate everything. :)

Mike Stone

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