Xah Lee's Unixism

Paul Repacholi prep at prep.synonet.com
Sat Sep 4 19:24:10 CEST 2004

jmfbahciv at aol.com writes:

> In article <87d613mckn.fsf at k9.prep.synonet.com>,
>    Paul Repacholi <prep at prep.synonet.com> wrote:

>>All of them where in the 4.x monitir I used. many of the 427 source
>>file are on Tim's site, so you can have a look in COMTAB and see.

> huh..The why did I have to do TTY:_DT0:/L or LPT:_DT0:/L to get
> directories?  And to print a file on the line printer required the
> PIP command LPT:_DSK:FOO.FOR

My bad... I claim bit rot of the grey stuff...

Yes DIR and friends came later, post or part of(?) COMPIL.

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