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* sam on win32
@ 1999-01-20 14:02 Michael D. Scheer
  1999-01-21  0:31 ` Alex Danilo
  1999-01-21  0:54 ` Scott Schwartz
  0 siblings, 2 replies; 5+ messages in thread
From: Michael D. Scheer @ 1999-01-20 14:02 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: sam-fans

Is this list still active?  I haven't seen traffic in months, it
seems.

What is the current state of efforts to get sam onto win32?  seanq's
port does not seem to have been updated in a while.  Anybody tried the
X11 version over Korn's uwin or Cygnus's cygwin?

Thanks.

--Mike Scheer, mdash@plexsys.com, 908-273-1885


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* Re: sam on win32
  1999-01-20 14:02 sam on win32 Michael D. Scheer
@ 1999-01-21  0:31 ` Alex Danilo
  1999-01-21  0:54 ` Scott Schwartz
  1 sibling, 0 replies; 5+ messages in thread
From: Alex Danilo @ 1999-01-21  0:31 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: sam-fans

>What is the current state of efforts to get sam onto win32?  seanq's
>port does not seem to have been updated in a while.  Anybody tried the
>X11 version over Korn's uwin or Cygnus's cygwin?

Yep - I had a bash at it, and it doesn't work very well.  The current uwin
stuff is a bit flaky as far as the X stuff goes.  However, both uwin and
cygnus blow up on the call to XtAppIinitialize in libXg/xtbinit.c.  I also
compiled up X11R6.4 and it did the same thing.

Given that you need to run an X-server to get that version to run anyway, I've
found it easier to just run an NFS server on the Winoze box, then run sam on
another UNIX box and edit that way.  Ugly, but it works.

Alex
P.S. I asked seanq if we could have the source of his port, but he won't
release it.
P.P.S. I bashed in the cursor keys, ctrl-x/c/v and Windows style delete key
if anyone wants those changes.
--
Alex Danilo <alex@ishtek.com> http://www.ishtek.com/alex
PO Box 333 Forestville NSW 2087 +61-2-9975-2297



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* Re: sam on win32
  1999-01-20 14:02 sam on win32 Michael D. Scheer
  1999-01-21  0:31 ` Alex Danilo
@ 1999-01-21  0:54 ` Scott Schwartz
  1 sibling, 0 replies; 5+ messages in thread
From: Scott Schwartz @ 1999-01-21  0:54 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: sam-fans

mdash@plexsys.com (Michael D. Scheer) writes:
| Is this list still active?  I haven't seen traffic in months, it
| seems.

That's the benefit of ancient and stable software. :-)


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* Re: sam on win32
@ 1999-01-21 23:57 Chaotrope
  0 siblings, 0 replies; 5+ messages in thread
From: Chaotrope @ 1999-01-21 23:57 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Alex Danilo, sam-fans

On Wednesday, January 20, 1999 
>  Alex Danilo <alex@ishtek.com>
> To: sam-fans@hawkwind.utcs.toronto.edu
> Subject: Re: sam on win32

said 
> P.S. I asked seanq if we could have the source of his port, but he won't
> release it.
> P.P.S. I bashed in the cursor keys, ctrl-x/c/v and Windows style delete
key
> if anyone wants those changes.
> --
> Alex Danilo <alex@ishtek.com> http://www.ishtek.com/alex
> PO Box 333 Forestville NSW 2087 +61-2-9975-2297
>

seanq's Win95/NT version of sam implements the Crtl-X/C/V as well as
allowing Crl-W to delete the word to the left of the cursor, and
Ctrl-U to delete leftwards to beginning of line (I think these are
remnants of 8-1/2).

And if you want source, I remember in the list-archives a mail from
someone who had ported sam to Win; they might be willing to pass it on.

(and speaking of source, even if someone gets the Win32.exe, they
should also get sam.shar because that includes a troff -ms encoded
tutorial on using sam, something that is sorely needed, especially
as the PDF of the 1987 paper doesn't print back-ticks (') so the
one big example of changing 'n' to 'num' reads incorrectly)

 - kim 
 


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* Re: sam on win32
@ 1999-01-21 18:39 Chaotrope
  0 siblings, 0 replies; 5+ messages in thread
From: Chaotrope @ 1999-01-21 18:39 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Michael D. Scheer, sam-fans

On: Wednesday, January 20, 1999:
----------
> From: Michael D. Scheer <mdash@plexsys.com>
> To: sam-fans@hawkwind.utcs.toronto.edu
> Subject: sam on win32

> What is the current state of efforts to get sam onto win32?  seanq's
> port does not seem to have been updated in a while.

 
I don't understand the 'problem' - I use the seanq version in
a Win95 system with no problem (alright, it will hang sometimes,
but I blame that on B. Gates) so why would it need updating?

I'm so happy with sam that I've even thought of buying my own
i386 clone system (work pays for what I currently use) just to
run the Linux p9 "emulation" (ie, sam, wily, rc/es, 9term,9wm),
even tho I swore years back that I wouldn't spend my own money
on computer junk any more - too much stuff collecting in closets.

 - kim

BTW did you notice that 'rc' is in the /bin? Nice undocumented treat.




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