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Re: New Vax - future directions :-)
On Sat, Jul 03, 2021 at 03:46:00PM +0200, Anders Magnusson wrote:
> Even though there are 288 instructions, a few are missing that would be
> nice. For example;
> - Unsigned mul/div. Vax only have signed.
> - logical shift right. Vax have EXTZV, but it is an unneccessarily
> complicated instruction.
> - AND. Vax have BIC instead, but that (almost) always require a complement
> as well.
And, can we perhaps get a PDP11 compatibility mode, too? Like the one
early VAX-11 models had? Please? :)
Thanks for breathing some life back into the VAX, and into port-vax.
This is so amazing on so many levels. :)
%SYSTEM-F-ANARCHISM, The operating system has been overthrown
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