Unix and 2038

From: Mike Kenzie <KenzieM_at_sympatico.ca>
Date: Tue Dec 12 07:27:18 2000

----- Original Message -----
From: "Megan" <mbg_at_world.std.com>
To: <classiccmp_at_classiccmp.org>
Sent: Tuesday, December 12, 2000 12:07 AM
Subject: Re: Unix and 2038

> >Still I wonder how many emulators can one run under
another? I know
> >I've done Linux -> DOS -> CP/M, Linux -> Linux doesn't
count (self-
> >referencing variables ;-).
> I've often wondered about this myself... using a technique
like this,
> one might approach the speed of the original hardware --
from the
> other side, of course...
> Imagine a pdp-8 emulater, running under RT-11 on an
emulated-11, running
> under TOPS-10 on an emulated-10, etc... As I said, you
might end up
> having a pdp-8 emulator which is slowed down far enough to
match the
> speed of the original hardware... :-)

Is anyone collecting the emulators?

They'd take up a lot less space and be much easier to move
or ship across the country. Maybe we could designate them
with an e such as PDP-11e to indicate an emulator in the
Wouldn't need to worry as much about carrying the right
tools, the spouse would never know how many we really
Received on Tue Dec 12 2000 - 07:27:18 GMT

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