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SRS 4.x on OpenVMS

Christoph Gartmann GARTMANN at IMMUNBIO.MPG.DE
Fri Jul 7 09:06:51 EST 1995


In <3tgega$erp at comet.EMBL-Heidelberg.DE> Thure writes:

> ..seems that there are indeed problems ...probably only on old versions
> of openvms 1.x ...we have 6.1!
> 
> i think the problem is in either the file etc/prep_srs.com or etc/srsmake.com
> they both do a test to find out whether they run on openvms or vax/vms ...the
> test use different methods

Both methods are valid even on VMS 5.5. The problem is with SRSMAKE.COM in
that it assumes that on an AXP there is DEC-C and on a VAX it is VAX-C. In the
former case the compilation is performed with /STANDARD=VAXC . But in fact
there is nowadays DEC-C for VAXen as well. And in this case the above qualifier
is required on VAXen, too.

In addition I had to deal with the MAKEFILE, at least my version of MAKE for
VMS was a bit too restrictive (MMK).

Regards,
   Christoph Gartmann


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