[FreeVMS] Re: How to develop


Subject: [FreeVMS] Re: How to develop
roart@nvg.ntnu.no
Date: Fri Nov 30 2001 - 16:26:16 CET


On Fri, Nov 30, 2001 at 02:54:53PM +0000, David Wijnants wrote:
> I wrote cvt$convert_float just over a year ago when I still had access
> to lots of VMS systems in my previous job, but very much with
> portability to Linux and NT in mind; and I seem to remember it worked on
> all three at the time.
>
> What approach would you suggest to developing for FreeVMS ? Compile and
> test on Linux ? Do you tend to compile and run things on real VMS as
> well ?

Depends.
So far I have only compiled things on Linux, but I expect I might use
VMS itself some time later.

> I think I could write some str$ routines (although I must admit, I've
> always used the C functions on VMS). Without access to 'the real thing',
> would I be able to verify things properly ?

It seems STR$ is mainly there (have not checked percentage).

Just checkout the sources and see what you can do.

-Roar Thronśs

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