Re: Is this going to be true ?

From: David Schwartz (
Date: Tue Dec 10 2002 - 19:55:07 EST

On Tue, 10 Dec 2002 19:33:58 -0500, Michael Melanson wrote:
>Didn't they support an "Unix subsystem" on older versions of NT, to emulate
>console Unix apps? I seem to remember something about a that a while ago.

        Many versions of Windows have an almost completely useless POSIX subsystem.
It supplies everything POSIX demands and not a drop more, including
essentially no way to interact with the other subsystems. I believe Microsoft
implemented it simply to be able to put a checkbox next to 'POSIX compliant'.


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