Subject: Re: VAX7000 3-phase
To: John Wilson <>
From: Brian Hechinger <>
List: port-vax
Date: 03/05/2002 10:00:34
On Tue, Mar 05, 2002 at 09:39:02AM -0500, John Wilson wrote:
> Re NetBSD on a PDP-10 -- well it won't just plug 'n chug just because GCC
> is/will be available for it, the PDP-10 is wildly different from typical
> UNIX architectures in a lot of ways.  But anything's possible, and it'd
> sure be ... interesting.

i think it would be cool.  not sure i'd rank it as useful, but definitely a big
geek points for NetBSD.

> Keep in mind that anyone who ports UNIX to a PDP-10 will be subject to
> tarring and feathering by the regular PDP-10 crowd.

and that changes their attitudes towards us how, exactly?  vaxen bad, evil
creature.  bad vaxen bad vaxen.

or something along those lines. :)

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