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OpenVMS Hobbyist Program | VAX Systems Forums | VAX Software Forum
Author How do I install these?
mjkerpan
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Posted on January 24 2009 13:18
I was casting about for stuff to load onto my new "VAX" when I came across this: http://mvb.saic.com/freeware/vax_games/

What format are these in and hopw would I use them. The readme file is useless.
Author RE: How do I install these?
pfau
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Location: North Brunswick, NJ
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Posted on January 25 2009 02:41
Looks like a VMS "shell archive". I looked in one and this is what it said.

$! TO UNPACK THIS SHARE FILE, CONCATENATE ALL PARTS IN ORDER
$! AND EXECUTE AS A COMMAND PROCEDURE ( @name )
http://nbpfaus.net/~pfau/
Author RE: How do I install these?
martinv2
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Location: Goslar, Germany
Joined: 02.10.07
Posted on January 25 2009 10:16
I discovered that folder, too, some time ago. And whenever I find some time, I boot up my SIMH VAX and try to build those games with a modern DEC C compiler (without using /STANDARD=VAXC). I got as far as MQIX by now, and intend to re-issue those games when I'm done.

cu,
Martin


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