Linux and the 'clssic' computing world

Nemo Nusquam cym224 at
Mon Sep 27 16:15:24 CDT 2021

On 2021-09-27 10:07, Joshua Rice via cctalk wrote (in part):
> However, much of the "Linux" software is in fact POSIX software, and 
> can quite easily be ported between Linux and other *NIX-likes, such as 
> Solaris, macOS and the *BSD family.

I cannot agree.  Many developers ensure that their software runs under 
their particular distribution and then call it POSIX. Porting to UNIX 
systems, such as Solaris or macOS, can be difficult and tedious.  (Of 
course, this is not a Linux issue.)


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