More VMS

From: Roger Merchberger <>
Date: Wed Mar 27 14:11:16 2002

Rumor has it that Paul Thompson may have mentioned these words:

>There is a utility called persona that will work on recent versions of
>VMS which effectively works like su. You would need to install it with
>priv's in order not to be running those priv's needed to run it in your
>usual account.
>PERSONA.MAR, you would need to
>LINK PERSONA.MAR (LINK/SYSEXE on alpha, as I recall)


> ; MOVAB ROUT1,M_DESC ; Done at initialization
> CALLS #2,G^LIB$GET_FOREIGN ; Get required username
> BLBS R0,20$ ; of not OK, then
> BRW 100$ ; jump to error - message

Is this an example of VAX/VMS assembly language?
And if so, what would a good reference be to learn it?

Roger "Merch" Merchberger
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