Why no job control in 386/ix?

Conor P. Cahill cpcahil at virtech.uucp
Mon Nov 20 13:47:56 AEST 1989

In article <3880 at amelia.nas.nasa.gov>, izen at amelia.nas.nasa.gov (Steven H. Izen) writes:
> The C-shell which was included with 386/ix (a system V UNIX for 386 boxes)
> does not support job control.  Is this because

This is because job control is a BSDism that has never been part of vanilla
System V unix systems.  It will be present in system V release 4.0 (available
some time next year). 

Job control requires kernel support that is not present in the 386/ix kernel.

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