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Published by Addison-Wesley in Reading, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • UNIX (Computer file)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Other titles4.3BSD UNIX operating system.
Statementby Samuel J. Leffler ... [et al.].
SeriesAddison-Wesley series in computer science
ContributionsLeffler, Samuel J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQA76.76.O63 D474 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 471 p. :
Number of Pages471
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2045759M
ISBN 100201061961
LC Control Number88022809

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