> >Everyone enjoy! Let me know if you find apps that really hose up
> >under Tru64 compatibility. We know that Netscape + Java == hang in 30
> >seconds due to some threading conflicts, and that's going to be quite
> >hard to fix.
> Applications which have been binary translated (via mx or FreePort Express)
> partially work under Linux/Alpha when the relevant libraries are also
> installed, but not all. Signal handling seems to be problematic, and
> there are some colormap problems. Its probably just a 'small' matter
> of someone fixing up the sigcontext crud in the runtimes ;-)
> Thinking along those lines, anyone interested in putting together a
> Slowaris (SPARC V9) fast interpreter and runtime library? I wouldn't
> mind taking Sun on again with one of those.
At one time, Digital had a Sparc emulator that ran on the Alpha.
I don't know if Digital developed it or it was third party.... or
what became of it. It was never agressively marketd.
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