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Subject: Re: request for status
From: hill@luke.atdiv.lanl.gov (Jeff Hill)
Date: Fri, 2 Sep 94 14:05:29 MDT

> 
> client CPU architectures

current: SPARC, HP precision, M680x0, VAX
likely: most 32 bit architectures with IEEE floating point
planned: 64 bit arch such as ALPHA (requires changes to the tools)

> Client Operating Systems 
> 
current: SUNOS, HPUX, VMS(limited set of tools)
planned: ULTRIX(easy), SOLARIS, NT(limited set of tools) DOS/windows?


> 2. Current IOC processors supported (M680x0, Sparc?, Alpha?, ...) plus work
>    in progress
current: M680x0
likely current: Sparc and almost any other big endian 32 bit with vxWorks 
		BSP & IEEE FP
soon: almost any little endian 32 bit with vxWorks BSP & IEEE FP
		(assuming that we load the database in ascii and that some drivers
		may need to be changed) - see 4 below
future: alpha and other 64 bit? ...

> 
> 3. State of play on support for other than VxWorks real-time OS

See 4 below. 

> 
> 4. State of play on portable CA server

In progress

> 
> I know that this sort of thing comes up quite regularly. What does anyone think
> about a FAQ, which could be posted to the mailing list occasionally plus made
> available via Mosaic? In the spirit of giving as well as taking, I would be
> happy to coordinate such a thing.
> 

Sounds like a good idea to me.

Jeff


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