From: Adam Thornton <email@example.com>
To: Jim Geist <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: The Eunuchs Hysterical Society <email@example.com>
Subject: [TUHS] Re: Emacs on v7
Date: Thu, 24 Aug 2023 20:02:59 -0700 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAP2nic1MW9=pQ1UYeTTN1Wt58z3gk0xUvBOt5p2B4bejGE7YVw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
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LCML is not open to physical visitors but a couple days ago, someone posted
on Mastodon about misspiggy and you can ssh
firstname.lastname@example.org and it works, so....
On Thu, Aug 24, 2023 at 5:19 PM Jim Geist <email@example.com> wrote:
> misspiggy? Is LCML back open?
> On Thu, Aug 24, 2023 at 5:26 PM Adam Thornton <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> I finally got an Emacs running on v7--it's on misspiggy at LCML now as
>> It's Microemacs 3.6; what I did was to clone
>> https://github.com/troglobit/MicroEMACS and check out the first commit.
>> Some experimentation later, it had the usual problem with v7 and DEC
>> linkers that not all the function names (er, more generally exported
>> symbols, but in this case, function names) were unique in the first 7
>> characters (which is 6 if you're working with DEC OSes). So a bit of sed
>> later and I had something that built, linked, and appears to run with
>> TERM=vt100 set.
>> Arrow keys, naturally, don't work, but C-b, C-f, C-p, C-n do.
>> I think I'm going to just make a GH repo of it, but I'm happy to send the
>> tarball, or tar.uue, upon request. I find UUCP kinda fragile on my simh
>> installation, and I don't know how to get to Miss Piggy's (although the
>> uucp commands are there), so, well, uuencoding, a pasteboard buffer,
>> iTerm2's "Paste Slowly", and cat will work as a file transfer mechanism.
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next prev parent reply other threads:[~2023-08-25 3:03 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2023-08-24 23:26 [TUHS] " Adam Thornton
2023-08-25 0:19 ` [TUHS] " Jim Geist
2023-08-25 3:02 ` Adam Thornton [this message]
2023-08-25 5:53 ` Lars Brinkhoff
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