[sf-lug] Has Linux outgrown Unix?

Bill Kendrick nbs at sonic.net
Wed Oct 15 16:18:00 PDT 2008

On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 02:47:45PM -0700, Jeffrey Malone wrote:
> The truest form of UNIX that still has any real market share today is
> Solaris, but it, like Linux, is a derivative of UNIX (albeit, a much
> more UNIX-like derivative). (HP-UX and AIX fans can feel free to argue
> otherwise)

Not so much a derivative of UNIX, but more a GNU-empowered work-alike.
Initially dependent upon MINIX user space.  Yada yada.

Here's a nice (huge) family tree of Unix and friends (OSX, Linux, etc.)


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