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InfoWorld: IBM rolls out Unix porting tool for AS/400

Jan 26, 2000, 16:37 (0 Talkback[s])
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"IBM Tuesday took another step towards tying its two mid-range lines of servers closer together, announcing a porting technology that makes it easier for developers to run Unix applications on the AS/400...."

"The new technology is compatible with AIX and the upcoming Monterey operating systems and, according to Jarman, will eventually support Linux applications, although he declined to say when that support would be available."

"There are ways in which we could support Linux -- one is to incorporate the Linux API into the OS/400, which is the shorter term answer, or to logically partition Linux on the hard drive, which might be the longer term answer. Jarman said."

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