POSIX-based Open-Source Software for VOS and OpenVOS

Last updated 2015-04-24.

This directory contains POSIX-based, open-source software for the Stratus® VOS and OpenVOS operating systems.

These packages are offered in the hope that they will be useful but they are not supported by Stratus Technologies. You must be your own judge as to whether these packages are suitable in your environment.

These software programs not an official Stratus product. They are provided on an "AS IS" basis, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OR ANY SUPPORT OF ANY KIND. STRATUS SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. This disclaimer applies, despite any verbal representations of any kind provided by any Stratus employee or representative.

Porting Guide

Porting Open-Source Code to VOS

A presentation by Paul Green and Richard Boylan of Stratus Engineering on how to port open-source code to VOS and OpenVOS. Updated 15-04-24.

Open-Source Software for V Series Systems

Click here to access the packages that have been ported to V Series (Intel IA32) systems running VOS Release 15.0.0 or later, or OpenVOS Release 17.0.1 or later. These packages rely on the standard version of POSIX that is included with VOS and OpenVOS.

Customer-Supplied, Open-Source Software for V Series Systems

Click here to access the packages that have been ported to V Series (Intel IA32) systems by a Stratus customer. These packages rely on the standard version of POSIX that is included with VOS and OpenVOS.

Open-Source Software for Continuum Systems

Click here to access the packages that have been ported to Continuum (HP PA-RISC) systems running VOS Release 14.3.0 or later. These packages rely on the standard version of POSIX that is included with VOS.

Open-Source Software for XA and XA/R Platforms

The following directory contains headers and object files that implement a free, unsupported version ("alpha level") POSIX support for VOS. This version will run on the Motorola 68K and Intel i860 hardware architectures, on VOS Release 12 or higher. This version of POSIX support is incomplete and is missing some basic functions (for example, fork, wait, waitpid, dup, dup2).

This directory also contains ports of popular open-source software packages which use the alpha-level POSIX support. Click here to access this directory.

Source Code for Stratus Open-Source Products

This following directory contains source code for packages that are offered by Stratus Technologies as VOS products and are released under a license that requires Stratus to make the source code available. The packages in this subdirectory are supported by Stratus when purchased directly from Stratus and installed from an official release tape. Stratus does not offer support for these packages when purchased from any other party, or when you download and build the source code yourself. Click here to access the source code.

Note that the Stratus GNU C++ and GNU Tools (aka "GNU Tools") product, version 2.0 or later, contains ports of many of the packages found in this subtree. The versions of these commands supplied with GNU Tools are newer than the copies found on this page. For this reason, if you have installed GNU Tools, you should not use the copies found here, and should delete any local copies you have made of these tools, in favor of the versions found in GNU Tools.


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