Linked by uridium on Mon 16th Jan 2017 23:35 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes

VSI (the men and women porting OpenVMS to x86 hardware) has released an update outlining some of the issues so far in porting this old battleship of an operating system to x86 and liberating it from IA64.

This update provides a high level view of our current efforts to port OpenVMS to the Intel x86 hardware platform. The report highlights topics including: Compilers, Objects & Images, Early Boot Path, Virtual Machines, Dump Kernel, Paravirtualization, and Condition Handling.

Still a long way to go, but it is exciting for VMS fans.

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RE[4]: Versioning
by AndrewZ on Tue 17th Jan 2017 21:00 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Versioning"
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I remember VMS file versioning. It worked pretty well. You just has to PURGE every once in a while...

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