This is a discussion on [UNSURE] Re: [UNSURE] Re: .tap images - VMS ; WTF. Did something filter away my attached sources? Trying again, just in case... Johnny Johnny Billquist wrote: > No problem. These kind of programs are so simple that I don't even > bother with copyrights on them. Consider them to ...
WTF. Did something filter away my attached sources?
Trying again, just in case...
Johnny Billquist wrote:
> No problem. These kind of programs are so simple that I don't even
> bother with copyrights on them. Consider them to be in the public domain.
> I'm attaching three programs.
> tpr: reads a tape and writes to a file
> tpw: reads a file and writes to a tape
> tpc: reads a file and write info on image on screen (check tape)
> Note that these programs are extremely primitive. They should survive
> any machine byte order. They currently expect dumps to just have a
> 16-bit record length in front of every record, and no extra padding. If
> one looks at them, they have different buffer sizes allocated. That's
> just me and sloppy programming, adjusting the code to whatever I needed
> at the moment. Nothing bad will happen if you just extend all programs
> to have a buffer of 65536 bytes.
> Given these, it should be very obivious to anyone who knows just a
> little bit about programming how to adjust them to whatever tape image
> format you might have.
> Have fun.
> Bill Gunshannon wrote:
>>In article <45FC4878.firstname.lastname@example.org>,
>> Johnny Billquist
>>>I also have a couple of programs under Unix, which I usually adopt to
>>>whatever tape image format I come across, and which then can either
>>>convert it to some other format, or write it to whatever physical tape
>>>you might have connected to the machine.
>>I would certainly appreciate it if you could email me the sources.
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