[pups] The Software Tools Virtual Operating System

Frank Mandarino fam at risca.com
Thu Nov 1 06:04:28 AEST 2001

On Wed, 31 Oct 2001, Bill Gunshannon wrote:

> I know this is somewhat off topic, but there is a connection.
> I am trying to track down a copy of the distribution of:
>    The Software Tools Virtual Operating System
> The last known repository of the complete system was apparently USENIX.
> They have been unable to find a copy anywhere up to this point, so I'm
> asking here as there must be many long time members in this group.
> Does anyone still have a copy of this and could I possibly get it??
> I really need to find a copy for a project I want to work on.
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> bill


Your posting brought back fond memories of running Ratfor and tools on
an Interdata 8/32 during my University CO-OP work terms.

I took a look around and found a copy of the Software Tools Package on a
page called "Ken Yap's Links" at:


in the section entitled "Some source for compilers of historical

Hope this helps.

Frank A. Mandarino				fam at infrasoft.com
Infrasoft Inc.
Georgetown, Ontario, Canada

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