[FreeVMS] Re: DCL help

Subject: [FreeVMS] Re: DCL help
Date: Wed Sep 04 2002 - 13:15:24 CEST

On Wed, Sep 04, 2002 at 03:44:46PM +0530, Talukdar, Nipun wrote:
> I just want to know , if the "HELP" verb is implemented
> in freeVMS , as I glanced through "DCL" code for freeVMS
> I found "HELP" is not implemented. If somebody is working
> on "HELP" kindly let us know.
> Privileged user should be able to insert new modules in
> HELPLIB.HLB ( standrad HELP library in OpenVMS ) or remove
> modules from the library. Again in when inserting/deleting
> modules from HELPLIB, all user stop using help at that time.
> HELP command should display what is there in HELPLIB.

It seems we need to have LBR and some other stuff first.
(We actually need LBR, CLI, CDU, MSG before we can have a userland version
of DCL (an actual DCL requires kernel stuff). See TASKLIST.)

There were a couple of guys that were supposed to start on LBR and CLI,
but I do not know the status of their work.

If you hear no word from anyone of them about it, you might as well
start coding.

Roar Thronśs

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