[TUHS] Floppy to modern files for Usenet maps

Larry McVoy lm at mcvoy.com
Wed Jul 10 10:49:16 AEST 2019

On Tue, Jul 09, 2019 at 08:38:05PM -0400, Dan Cross wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 9, 2019 at 8:26 PM Grant Taylor via TUHS <tuhs at minnie.tuhs.org>
> wrote:
> > On 7/9/19 6:06 PM, Dan Cross wrote:
> > > Amazingly, I got `leroy` to build on a modern(ish) system.
> > Please elaborate on what a modern(ish) system means.  OS & version,
> > architecture, etc.
> >
> Sure; OpenBSD 6.5 on x86_64. I got a lot of warnings, but it produced an
> executable that didn't immediately dump core when I ran it.

Old programs didn't ask a lot of the OS so it isn't surprising that it 
worked.  It's cool when it does though, reminds me of bringing up X11
back in the day.

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