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Filepro conversion

As is so unfortunately typical of FP code, it's pretty bad stuff. That's not FP's fault, maybe it's not any body's fault. The language doesn't encourage bad programming, but it doesn't discourage it either. However, the stuff basically worked. They wanted a few changes, so for the past few years I've added little stuff here and there. The last time I made any changes was about six months back, and that was just a new report to produce CSV files. And then..



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He needs a SCO box  
- Keeping an old SCO system running is sometimes necessary. If that's what you find yourself facing, here aere some things you need to know. -

KCMENU (Kevin Clark's menu generator) in Perl  
- Translate old kcmenu files to Perl scripts - a simple Perl based menu script. -

Converting SCO to Linux - Another one down, two left   2015/04/14 TonyLawrence
- Our efforts to get clients off OSR5 and on to Linux commenced in earnest in 2004, which was right after SCO started with their "Linux stole our code" lawsuits. -

A SCO Openserver to Red Hat Linux Conversion   2011/04/02 TonyLawrence
- A detailed history of a SCO to Linux Conversion - including desktop users. -

Ancient Pick on Ancient SCO  
- With Pick, there are better options. Pick can run on modern operating systems and that's the other reason I didn't want to get involved in this. -

Getting near to the end?  
- SCO lawsuit nears end after dragging on longer than any of us thought it should. -

Filepro conversion  
- Converting Filepro from Windows to Linux - Reports that used to run overnight now take seconds! -

Transfer SCO Acucobol to Linux  
- The customer also told me that everything was written in Acucobol, and that he had source code too, and he had already bought Acucobol run-time for Linux -

Self defense for SCO users  
- If you are running a SCO system, it's long past time to get serious about protecting yourself. -

Time to dump SCO?  
- So is it time to dump SCO if you are still running it? -

Transferring to new hardware with a Supertar  
- Transferring iUnix and Linux to new hardware with a Supertar is easy, but extra work is needed for some hardware changes. -

Reading SCO tapes on Linux  
- Reading SCO tapes on Linux requires being aware of hardware compression and tape block sizes. -

Linux|Unix ABI- Using other Unix binaries on Linux  
- Linux ABI- pitfalls and considerations of running SCO apps on Linux -

Moving from SCO to Linux  
- However, it was time to change. I've known for sometime that I needed to pay more attention to Linux. I had installed Linux on spare machines, and played with it here and there, but that isn't enough. To become as conversant with Linux as I am with SCO, I needed to use it every day; I needed to experience the problems, to learn the glitches, to discover the ins and outs. The only way to do that was to make it my personal desktop. -

SCO/Linux Transition Guide  
- This is not a porting guide; this is a transition guide: a guide to the major differences between SCO and Linux. -

Data Transfer  
- You need to transfer data from machine A to machine B. Maybe you are lucky enough to have networking on both machines, but maybe you aren't -

mount sco eafs filesystem with linux  
- Oddly enough, I was doing something very similar (extracting data from a 3.2v4.2 system using Linux) last week. It took a lot of false starts, but the eventual technique I used was: -

gcc compiling tips -->Re gcc compiling notes  
- General advice on porting code from one operating system to another0 -

xenix   2012/12/16 BigDumbDinosaur
- Just to point out for those unfamiliar with Xenix, the OS itself is actually under 50, heck, under 10!. An entire Xenix filesystem can not even exceed 512M, though you can have multiple 512M fs's mounted for a total system that exceeds 512M. -

 
 
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(SCO Unix)How can I mount a SCO file system in Linux or vice-versa?   2010/07/16 nurray
- (SCO Unix) Mounting sco fs in linux - not easy, but can be done -

(SCO Unix)I can't read a cpio archive created on a Linux box- it fails with premature end of file  
- (SCO Unix) I can't read a cpio archive created on a Linux box -

(SCO Unix)Where can I get a Linux terminfo for scoansi? or a SCO terminfo/termcap for Linux  
- How to obtain terminfo and termcap files for using Linux from SCO Unix or using SCO from Linux. -

(SCO Unix)Can Linux run SCO binaries?  
- This is an old article about running SCO Unix binaries under Linux and is only left here for historical purposes. -

(SCO Unix)Can SCO_OSR5 and Unixware run Linux binaries?  
- This is an old article about running Linux binaries on SCO Unix and is only left here for historical purposes. -

(SCO Unix)How can I transfer SCO accounts (passwd information) to Linux?  
- If the SCO Unix passwd file has the encrypted password in its second field (in other words, the system isn't using /etc/shadow), then this simple script will work. Normally, however, the encrypted passwords will be in /etc/shadow. This needs a little more work. -