[FreeVMS] Re: New release 0.0.54

Subject: [FreeVMS] Re: New release 0.0.54
From: Roar Thronæs (roart@nvg.ntnu.no)
Date: Thu Sep 09 2004 - 10:34:15 CEST

On Wed, Sep 01, 2004 at 03:08:35PM -0600, Roger Tucker wrote:
> Hope to start in a few weeks when I get up to speed on Linux.
> What version of the kernal do I need and is there a document that helps

That depends on what kind of functionality you want.
The newest one is the one that is worked on, but some previous ones
have functionality that is currently broken or temporarily disabled.

> people get started?

The README file is as usual a starter file.

> Is there a list of goals for the free VMS project?

There is a TASKLIST, but it might not be quite up to date.

> I know this might be a very difficult goal, but wouldn't one goal be to not
> break Linux?

Yes, but it seems that some things must/may be broken first, so that we
can build in compatibility later.

> That way, you could take advantage of all the programmers working in the
> Linux world?

Yes, for both the good and bad it is worth.

> What about a news group for the project?

Yes. (But there is none today)

Sorry for a bit late answer, but your mail ended up with an old thread
so I did not notice it before.

Roar Thronæs

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