[TUHS] Interactive Systems (was Pcc for 386)
dscherrer at solar.stanford.edu
Sat Jul 13 07:43:44 AEST 2019
I didn't do this port, so don't know the details. But it was done in
the late 70s (I think) and had broad distribution. When I collected
various Software Tools versions, I was not able to find the VMS one. Sorry.
On 7/12/19 1:45 PM, Paul Winalski wrote:
> On 7/12/19, Deborah Scherrer <dscherrer at solar.stanford.edu> wrote:
>> There was also an extensive port of the Software Tools to VMS, done by
>> Joe Sventek at LBNL. Included at the key tools, the shell, pipes,
>> everything. Felt completely like Unix.
> How did the LBNL Software Tools for VMS implement pipes? I'm curious
> because DEC itself did a product in the mid-1980s called DEC Shell
> that was a VMS port of the Bourne shell and associated utilities. I
> wrote a VMS device driver that implemented pipes as a true VMS
> pseudo-device, similar to VMS mailboxes but with true Unix pipe
> -Paul W.
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