Subject: Re: vmsbackup
To: James K. Lowden <>
From: Chris Pinnock <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/13/2002 00:49:22
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On Thu, Dec 12, 2002 at 01:50:38AM -0500, James K. Lowden wrote:
> On Tue, 10 Dec 2002 15:13:20 +0000, Chris Pinnock <> wrote:
> > vmsbackup is on the pkgsrc TODO list. I've put together a package
> > but don't have the means to test it. The program will^W should read
> > VMS backup tapes. Any takers?
> I have a pair of vaxen that haven't been powered up since I brought them
> home a year ago.  I have no tape drives or CDs, just the internal HD.  I
> could install the hobbyist VMS license on one (I assume).  Would that
> help?  Or are you primarily interested in tapes? =20

A file in the correct format would be enough to test this (I guess).

best wishes,

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