Subject: [FreeVMS] Re: Development
From: Thierry Dussuet (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Nov 28 2002 - 17:30:03 CET
On Thu, Nov 28, 2002 at 01:40:56PM +0100, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > About your question if somebody would like to do development: I'd like to.
> > I'm not sure if my knowledge is enough to develop an OS, but I've got some
> I take it that you do not have Linux or VMS kernel knowledge, or
> posess any Linux kernel og VMS Internals books?
Exactly... I've got no kernel knowledge or very little... As for the books, I think I could at least find a Linux book. If I can find any VMS kernel book I could surely buy it as well. (and read it)
> You may as well start on LBR, CLI, CDU and MSG stuff, we need that too.
> See http://www.openvms.compaq.com/doc/73final/6100/6100PRO.HTML
> and http://www.openvms.compaq.com:8000/73final/4493/4493pro_contents.html.
This would be interesting!
> > experience in asm and C (the languages required I think) and just
> X86 assembler.
yes, well more specifically I've got most experiences with MASM and TASM compilers, but any assembler will look fine ;-) As for the x86, z80 and a little sparc asm would be here as well...
> Do you have a keen eye to stuff that must be done atomic, spinlocks etc?
Not really... I could just tell you what a spinlock is, but for more information I'd have to do some reading first.
> > Anyways, if I'd be glad to help if it's possible!
> Thanks, nice to hear.
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