[FreeVMS] Re: CLI and LBR

Subject: [FreeVMS] Re: CLI and LBR
Date: Sun May 05 2002 - 15:54:23 CEST

On Sun, May 05, 2002 at 07:09:40AM -0600, Bruce Allen wrote:
> Would you prefer me to write the routines from inside the 0.14 kernel?
> The CLI routines are the same routines VMS calls inside DCL?

CLI (and LBR) does not seem to depend on the kernel, so it does not seem

> DCL runs in P1 space in VMS.

Yeah, I know, but until we actually get P1 we'll have to do it in user-mode.

> I used CLI routines many years ago and thought they were very useful.
> Are you accessing CVS from inside 0.14 or from a specific version of Linux?

I am compiling on an ordinary Linux 2.4.18 RedHat 7.2 machine.
The running of kernel and binaries is done on another machine (0_0_12 has
been up 33 days) and with a UML (User-Mode Linux) environment.

> I was thinking of writing the CLI routines first and just get them running
> under

CLI seems to depend on LBR, so it might have to be partially implemented.

> my 2000 development environment then move them to 0.14.


> Unless you have specific header files you want me to use from CVS I'll just
> start writing.

It is probably wise having the same header-files and syntax.
There are some useful headers in starlet/src/*lbr*.h and starlet/src/*cli*.h
Some might be missing, though.

Roar Thronæs

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