[TUHS] Interactive Systems (was Pcc for 386)

Deborah Scherrer 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
> semantics.
> -Paul W.

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