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This is a port of many Plan 9 libraries and programs to Unix.


To install, run ./INSTALL. It builds mk and then uses mk to run the rest of the installation.

For more details, see install(1), at install.txt in this directory and at


See for more documentation. (Documentation is also in this tree, but you need to run a successful install first. After that, “9 man 1 intro”.)

Intro(1) contains a list of man pages that describe new features or differences from Plan 9.

Helping out

If you'd like to help out, great! The TODO file contains a small list.

If you port this code to other architectures, please share your changes so others can benefit.

Please use codereview(1) to prepare patches.


You can use Git to keep your local copy up-to-date as we make changes and fix bugs. See the git(1) man page here (“9 man git”) for details on using Git.