VAX 11/730 quickie

Mike Ross tmfdmike at
Mon Feb 22 01:09:51 CST 2016

On Sun, Feb 21, 2016 at 5:33 PM, Mark J. Blair <nf6x at> wrote:
>> On Feb 21, 2016, at 02:57 , Mike Ross <tmfdmike at> wrote:
>> Looking back at a long
>> thread on vintage-computers last year it appears that tu58em had
>> timing issues and was unusable on 11/730 but is now patched and
>> working correctly... watch this space!
> As a recap, I made a fork of tu58em which adds -x/--vax flags to work around a timing issue that I encountered when using it with my VAX-11/730:
> I was running tu58em on a Mac. I don't know if the same timing issue is present when running tu58em on other platforms. If you want to try my modified fork, make sure you pull code from the nf6x branch instead of the master branch; the master branch contains the unmodified tu58em code that I patched.


Actually I do have a Mac within easy range of the 730. Could you do me
a favour and throw a prebuilt OSX binary somewhere I can grab it? I
have flaky internet in the workshop and this Mac isn't set up with
Xcode or any other dev environment...


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Not for millions, not for glory, not for fame.
For one person, in the dark, where no one will ever know or see.'

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