Re: books on programming

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From: Tony Finch (
Date: Wed Jan 03 2001 - 11:15:28 PST

John Regehr <> wrote:
>> Hmmm... if you really wanted to go for something more modern than
>> Lions, a good first approach might be one of the xBSD kernels, in
>> conjunction with the Leffler et al. book on the design of 4.3 BSD
>> (though there's been enough change at all levels since 4.3 that a
>> book that old will be an imperfect guide to recent releases).
>The newer version of this book, which describes 4.4BSD, is quite good.

And McKusick (et al. presumably) is working on another sequel which
will describe FreeBSD-5, hence you can expect it in about a year.


"There are flying saucers. There's no doubt they are
in our skies. They've been there for some time."

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