CMU Andrew system (and wm) preservation

Zane Healy healyzh at
Mon Sep 7 16:26:32 CDT 2020

> On Sep 7, 2020, at 2:04 PM, Don Stalkowski via cctalk <cctalk at> wrote:
> On Mon Sep  7 15:29:51 2020 cctalk at (Michael Kerpan via cctalk) wrote:
>> Has anybody even been able to get the X-based version to build? I remember
>> finding it on some Unix/Linux source code CD-ROM like 20 years ago,
>> thinking it sounded useful and cool, and trying to build it on whatever
>> Linux I was using on my hand-me-down 486 back in 1999/2000. Even back then,
>> it didn't build for me.
>> Mike
> The version that came with Yggdrasil Linux back in 1993 included
> binaries ans source. That distro had 0.99.13 kernel, gcc-2.4.5, and
> XFree86-1.2. So, it did build at one time.

I want to say that it was included with SLS as well in ’92/93.  Really the main thing I remember about CMU Andrew was AFS.  I had to work with that from late ’96, until I think 2005.


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