Superseded Standard

IEEE 1003.1-2001

IEEE Standard for IEEE Information Technology - Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX(TM))

This standard defines a standard operating system interface and environment, including a command interpreter (or "shell"), and common utility programs to support applications portability at the source code level. It is the single common revision to IEEE Std 1003.1-1996, IEEE Std 1003.2-1992, and the Base Specifications of The Open Group Single UNIX(TM)† Specification, Version 2. This standard is intended to be used by both applications developers and system implementors and comprises four major components (each in an associated volume)

Sponsor Committee
C/PA - Portable Applications
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Status
Superseded Standard
PAR Approval
1999-06-26
Superseded by
1003.1-2008
Superseding
1003.1-1990
Corrigendum
1003.1-2001/Cor 1-2002
1003.1-2001/Cor 2-2004
Board Approval
2001-12-06
History
ANSI Approved:
2002-05-14
Published:
2001-12-06

Additional Resources

Interpretation
1003.1-2001_interp.zip

Working Group Details

Society
IEEE Computer Society
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Sponsor Committee
C/PA - Portable Applications
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Working Group
POSIX - Austin Joint Working Group
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IEEE Program Manager
Tom Thompson
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Working Group Chair
Andrew Josey
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1003.1-2017

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IEEE Standard for Information Technology - Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX(TM))

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1003.1-2001/Cor 2-2004

IEEE Standard for Information Technology - Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX(TM)) - Technical Corrigendum 2

Technical Corrigendum 2 addresses problems discovered since the approval of the 2003 edition of The Open Group Base Specifications, Issue 6, IEEE Std 1003.1, and ISO/IEC 9945. These are mainly due to resolving integration issues raised by the merger of the original Base documents.

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This Technical Corrigendum addresses problems discovered since the approval of IEEE Std 1003.1TM -2008.

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IEEE Standard for Information Technology -- Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX(TM)) - Base Specifications, Issue 7 -- Technical Corrigendum 2

Problems discovered since the approval of IEEE Std 1003.1-2008 and IEEE Std 1003.1-2008/Cor 1-2013 are addressed.

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1003.1/2003.1-1994

IEEE Standards Interpretations for IEEE Std 1003.1-1990 and IEEE Std 2003.1-1992 (October 1994 Edition)

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1003.1/2003.1-1994

IEEE Standards Interpretations for IEEE Std 1003.1-1990 and IEEE Std 2003.1-1992 (March 1994 Edition)

The Portable Applications Standards Committee of the IEEE Computer Society carried out a series of analyses of various problems encountered by users of IEEE Std 1003.1 -1990, IEEE Standard for Information Technology- Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX)- Part 1: System Application Program Interface (API) and IEEE Std 2003.1 -1992, IEEE Standard for Information Technology- Test Methods for Measuring Conformance to POSIX- Part 1: System Interfaces. The results of its deliberations are presented in this document. The intent is to give the POSIX community reasonable ways of interpreting unclear portions of these standards.

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