Information on HP 720 RISC workstation

Will Nelson will at genbank.bio.net
Fri Mar 29 15:01:05 EST 1991

In article <9103272141.AA23152 at genbank.bio.net>, sgough at S850.MWC.EDU (stephen gough) writes:
> You should have no trouble going from SunOS to HP-UX if you are using standard
> software calling standard libraries and the like.  The differences lie mainly
> in system administration (even those are fairly trivial) and systems-level
> programming where the kernel itself is used, or where specific utilities (e.g.,
> an error log) are to be accessed.   Both SunOS and HP_U-UX are System V-flavor
> machines with some Berkeley extensions, but SunOS is a bit more "Berkeleyish."
> This shouldn't matter unless you rely heavily on scripts which make heavy use
> of BSD utilities.   Both systems support the Bourne, C and korn shells.

I don't know what you mean when you say that SunOS "supports" the Korn shell.
It is not included in SunOS 4.1.1 and never has been to my knowledge.

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