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Date:      Fri, 23 Aug 1996 12:29:32 -0700
From:      Julian Elischer <julian@whistle.com>
To:        Nate Williams <nate@mt.sri.com>
Cc:        Charles Green <green@arf.cs.sunyit.edu>, hackers@freebsd.org, questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Dumb question about SCO compat
Message-ID:  <321E069C.31D2DE92@whistle.com>
References:  <199608231614.MAA05605@arf.cs.sunyit.edu> <199608231808.MAA07705@rocky.mt.sri.com>

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Nate Williams wrote:
> 
> >         Quite awhile back I heard someone mention that at one point
> > they had a large subset of SCO running under the SCO (ibcs2) compat on
> > a FreeBSD system.  I also believe that he was using the shared libs
> > scarfed off of a SCO system.  (Finally to the question!) How possible
> > is that now if I were to order the SCO Free* OpenServer and used those
> > libs?
> 
> It may have been Terry, but I've had some significant SCO applications
> running under emulation.  I had to use SCO shlibs initially, but since
> it required SCO licenses for every application it made no sense, so I

there's a word here that is missing... built? bought? ordered?
and if so who do we talk to to get copies of these?

> versions of the commercial software used which didn't use SCO shlibs.
> 
> > I'm curious as to how much that would help in attempting to run
> > something like SCO's oracle, word perfect, etc.
> 
> That's the same reason I'm ordering it.
> 
> Nate



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