Operating system for OpenComputers
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Izaya 1ef6d5db96 updated fsmanager to new service semantics 4 months ago
cfg cleaner default source list 1 year ago
lib made liblz16 happier on OpenOS when decompressing smaller files 5 months ago
module added some more keyboard shortcuts to io.read linemode 1 year ago
service updated fsmanager to new service semantics 4 months ago
.editorconfig clipboard: Make the clipboard service work under the new service sys 1 year ago
.gitignore clipboard: Make the clipboard service work under the new service sys 1 year ago
LICENSE Initial commit 3 years ago
README.md updated the README to represent the current state of the system 1 year ago
build.lua added the preproc library, meaning PsychOS is nominally self-hosting 1 year ago
build.sh bumped the version number because we selfhosting now 1 year ago
docs-metadata.yml added a title for PDF generation 1 year ago
finddesc.lua Fix document generation on Windows (using Git Bash) 1 year ago
gendoc.lua added doc() support for pre-compiled API documentation, wrote a generator for it, and included that in the build script 1 year ago
luapreproc.lua added type annotations and descriptions for functions where appropriate 1 year ago
package.sh added minitel to the default init, updated the package script 2 years ago
preproc.lua move actual preproc lib into folder rather than symlinking to the version in lib/, a better solution will be considered later 1 year ago
template.tex updated finddesc to use the new doc library, allowing type annotations and building a directory of documentation 1 year ago



A lightweight, multi-user operating system for OpenComputers


The kernel

The kernel is composed of a number of modules, found in the module/ directory. Which modules are included can be customised by changing the include statements in module/init.lua; copying it and customizing that is recommended, so you can git pull later without having to stash or reset your changes.

Unix-like systems

The kernel can be built using the preproc library and provided scripts:

lua build.lua module/init.lua kernel.lua


The kernel can be built from inside PsychOS using the preproc library, assuming you have the kernel source available:


The boot filesystem

A boot filesystem contains several things:

  • The kernel, as init.lua
  • The lib/ directory, containing libraries
  • The service/ directory, containing system services

This has been automated in the form of build.sh, pending a real makefile.


Documentation is generated as the system is built with build.sh; a set of markdown files will be placed into doc/, as well as an all-in-one apidoc.md. If pandoc is installed, an apidoc.pdf will also be generated.