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Re: New Vax - future directions :-)

On Sat, Jul 03, 2021 at 03:46:00PM +0200, Anders Magnusson wrote:
> Convenience:
> 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. :)


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