Coreutils 8.21 available for OpenVMS.03 (11/3/2013 12:43:29 AM) comp.os.vms The GNV team is pleased to announce that Coreutils 8.21 is now available
for OpenVMS at the GNV site.
This is the most accurate and functional port of the Coreutils to
OpenVMS with significant fixes to t... John
Bash 4.2.45 is now available for OpenVMS.111 (7/30/2013 3:20:35 AM) comp.os.vms The GNV team is pleased to announce that BASH 4.2.45 is now available
for OpenVMS at the GNV site.
Thanks to extensive work by Eric Robertson and feedback from testers of
the previous Bash 4.2.39 port, t... John
exact case transfer_vectors for VAX Macro?1326 (1/23/2013 12:07:35 AM) comp.os.vms Does anyone know any way to create exact case transfer vectors in VAX Macro?
Typically open source projects need to be compiled with exact case, and
this means that they are expecting exact case univeral s... John
BASH 4.2.39 now available for OpenVMS148 (12/16/2012 5:53:08 AM) comp.os.vms Bash 4.2.39 is the current release and patch level of the GNU bash
project and is now available for OpenVMS.
This version does not support Job Control as that can not be easily
implemented on VMS at this... John
Bash 1.8.4 update for Alpha and Vax560 (4/6/2011 12:41:16 AM) comp.os.vms I have posted PCSI kits for updated Bash 1.14.8 kits at ftp://encompasserve.org/gnv. The VAX kit is not very useful as none of the other tools have been ported to OpenVMS/VAX yet. I am in the process of gett... John
Reporting spamer links on comp.os.vms to google.171 (10/17/2009 2:27:31 PM) comp.os.vms I notice that comp.os.vms has picked up a spammer going by Obaid that is posting between 1 and 3 spams a day for a web site. The newsgroup headers state to report this to "X-Complaints-To: groups-abuse@googl... John
Getting state of Control-T from a C program.772 (9/26/2009 8:35:35 PM) comp.os.vms In order to get a termios library implemented on VMS, I need to be able to determine a few things. 1. BSD Unix and apparently LINUX has an option to do what VMS does with ^T, and there is a terminal attribut... John
gmane.org gateway for the info-vax mailing list?063 (6/15/2009 2:38:57 AM) comp.os.vms Could the new operator of the info-vax mailing list consider setting up a gmane.org link to it? It is a free service of gmane.org and would allow anyone to use a newsreader to access it, even if their ISP do... John
VMS Hobbyist site down (or worse)?2337 (4/5/2013 12:47:39 PM) comp.os.vms Can anyone reach the VMS Hobbyist site
at the moment? (Nothing through HTTP, also no ping.)
The site has been a bit deserted as of late, but I guess that was
more or less inevitable.
fortran compiler roadmap?11867 (4/17/2013 8:52:28 AM) comp.os.vms Does anybody have any information regarding the
future of HP VMS fortran compiler? In particular,
do any HP VMS fortran roadmaps include plans to
support 2003 or 2008 fortran standards?
Or is it staying at ... mexas3628(10)
SAVE_FEEDBACK in SHUTDOWN.COM126 (11/2/2013 10:50:03 PM) comp.os.vms Hi
Does anyone have an idea since when the SAVE_FEEDBACK option in SHUTDOWN.COM
stopped to work (means in which VMS version got the rest of the code removed)?
(I think, it must have been before V7.3-2,... peter8273(56)