Subject: Re: Apollo's
To: None <amiga@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 01/29/1996 13:39:53
In article <9601281641.1wcw@zuhause.MN.ORG> firstname.lastname@example.org (Bruce Albrecht) writes:
>Calvin <email@example.com> wrote:
> I just discovered this huge binary software reserve for the 68k Apollo
> machines on an FTP site at umich. Anybody know what OS these ran under,
> any possibilities for emulation...? :-) (just a thought)
>It was a proprietary OS called domain. It was similar to Unix, but I
>don't know if they were a close enough match under the hood for
>emulation of their system calls to be doable.
If the binary is using only the unix api, it will not be that hard to emulate.
My experience with apollos though is that most commercial software uses 'pads'
(the apollo equivalent of a pty/xterm) and the apollow window system which
would be a huge undertaking to emulate.