Subject: Re: Problems with current (1.6X) on vax?
To: None <>
From: Johnny Billquist <>
List: port-vax
Date: 09/03/2003 20:20:41
On Wed, 3 Sep 2003 wrote:

> I am not proposing it be eol'd.  But, there are beginning to
> be some limitations popping up, e.g., ram size, gcc hogishness,
> and that kind of thing.  If those don't turn out to be problems,
> then VAX forever!.....(:+}}....

Ram size is hardly a problem in the forseeable future. Admittedly, there
are *some* VAXen that suffer from ram-shortage, but there are some VAXen
with plenty of ram.

gcc hogishness is a more serious problem in that case. It really should be
addressed, but somehow I doubt it will happen.

> The year 2032 was a joke thingy.....(:+}}...

That's not the end of VAX, just the end of Unix. :-)
(Or was it 2036? I never can seem to remember, and I don't feel like doing
the math again.)


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