Subject: Re: RL01 support in NetBSD?
To:, Carl Lowenstein <>
From: Megan <>
List: port-vax
Date: 02/19/2000 15:48:06
>Thanks for the refresher course, Megan.  The only thing I would add to

No problem :-)  I stay pretty active with it... I still do hacking at
home with it.  I'm working on a new revision to my file transfer
program (working on the protocol for wildcard transfers).

>this is that it is a _much_ easier task to treat an RT11 file system as
>a read-only device.  Creating and deleting files, and splitting
>directory segments when they get full adds a great deal of complexity.

A bit...

>Not that it hasn't been done before.  :-)

Righto... actually several times, since MicroPower/Pascal implemented
the RT file system as well...

					Megan Gentry
					Former RT-11 Developer

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