Looking for a small fast VAX development machine

Bryan C. Everly bryan at bceassociates.com
Sun Feb 21 10:42:22 CST 2016


I applaud your goal.  I'm trying to resurrect my 3100 so I can try and keep
this architecture alive on OpenBSD.


On Sat, Feb 20, 2016 at 1:51 PM, Greg Stark <stark at mit.edu> wrote:

> I work on Postgres and we have always claimed to support VAX machines
> but have the caveat "Code support exists for M32R and VAX, but these
> architectures are not known to have been tested recently." in our
> documentation. Recently I started a project to get a member in our
> build farm building Postgres for VAX to fill this gap. So far I've
> been using simh but I would be really interested in getting a decently
> fast VAX that doesn't take too much space (or power) to run builds on.
> I am currently in Europe (Dublin) but will be visiting NYC, Florida,
> and Montreal in the upcoming months so this is a good chance for me to
> pick one up without paying exorbitant shipping if there's any around.
> --
> greg

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