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[http://web.csse.uwa.edu.au/undergraduate/outlines/230.205.html Handbook Entry] [http://undergraduate.csse.uwa.edu.au/units/CITS2230 Unit webpage]

[http://handbooks.uwa.edu.au/units/cits/cits2230 Handbook entry]

Supposedly a unit on operating systems, but has been found to be somewhat lacking in content. The beginning of the unit is used as an excuse to teach C (this may change with the new C programming unit). There is a project of varying difficultly (in 2003 it was writing a portable shell, it has gotten harder since then) which is in C. 2002 featured a make(1) replacement called bake that had to run on Windows and Linux and had "Bakefiles" as data.

This serves as many student's introduction to the C programming language. It unfortunately does not serve as their introduction into the debugging tools that would make it otherwise bearable.

Before CSSE borged the IT Engineering course in 2001, ["EE"] taught a far better Operating Systems course that involved hacking on ["Minix"].

Has been taught by ChrisMcDonald and LyndonWhile.

Textbook is by WilliamStallings (who also writes a ComputerArchitecture book), it is of passable quality, but he's certainly no AndrewTannenbaum.

[http://undergraduate.csse.uwa.edu.au/units/CITS2230 Unit webpage]

[http://handbooks.uwa.edu.au/units/cits/cits2230 Handbook entry]