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SearchEnterpriseLinux: Bulusu’s Map to Porting Apps to Linux

[ Thanks to Peter
Parker
for this link. ]

A common roadblock that IT shops facing when migrating
to Linux is porting existing applications to Linux. Are there any
guidelines for which applications can and can not be
ported?

Gopi Kumar Bulusu: If an application can be
ported to some version of Unix, it is safe to assume that it can be
ported to Linux. In general, most applications can be ported to
Linux. Where there is a choice of continuing to use both Linux and
another (the original) platform, it is a good idea to port
applications in a prioritized manner. The priority would depend on
the main reason for migrating to Linux…”


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