444: Historic Developments


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The History of Berkeley DB, modern inetd in FreeBSD, the Unix argv[0] issue, retrocomputing can be more than games, read section 8 of the Unix users manual, and more.

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A Conversation with Margo Seltzer and Mike Olson: The history of Berkeley DB

Modern inetd in FreeBSD

News Roundup

The reason Unix has the argv[0] issue (and API)

Retrocomputing can be more than games

You should read Section 8 of the Unix User's Manual

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