6.8 still shows SUSv3, not SUSv4.

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Fri Jul 8 08:41:32 PDT 2011


Rob Landley wrote:
> In the "LFS and Standards" part of the 6.8 preface, it lists the Single
> Unix Specification Version 3.  A couple points:
> 
> A) SUSv4 shipped in 2008.
> 
> B) SUSv4 actually comes from (and is approved by) other standards
> bodies, it's also known as POSIX-2008, IEEE Std 1003.1, and The Open
> Group base specifications issue 7.
> 
> C) The Open Group put it up online for free, without requiring
> registration.  All the SUSv3 site does when you get a registration is
> stick a frame around the open group's page, they don't even host their
> own copy.
> 
> So could you link to here instead:
> 
>   http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/
> 
> I also note this link from the bottom of the first page:
> 
>   http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/download

Thanks!  I'll incorporate that into the book.

   -- Bruce




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