Monthly Archives: April 2017

GCC 4.4.7 and pkgsrc-current (April/May 2017)

# env CC=/data/gcc-new/bin/gcc CXX=/data/gcc-new/bin/g++ CFLAGS=-O2 ./bootstrap CC libarchive/archive_check_magic.lo CC libarchive/archive_cmdline.lo CC libarchive/archive_cryptor.lo CC libarchive/archive_digest.lo CC libarchive/archive_entry.lo CC libarchive/archive_entry_copy_stat.lo CC libarchive/archive_entry_link_resolver.lo CC libarchive/archive_entry_sparse.lo libarchive/archive_entry_sparse.c:53: error: conflicting types for ‘archive_entry_sparse_add_entry’ libarchive/archive_entry.h:603: note: previous declaration of ‘archive_entry_sparse_add_entry’ was here libarchive/archive_entry_sparse.c:137: error: conflicting types … Continue reading

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pkgsrc on Tru64 5.1B

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So after we have a usable GCC for Tru64 we can move on to put it to some good use. I prefer  pkgsrc. pkgsrc (package source) is a package management system for Unix-like operating systems. It was forked from the … Continue reading

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Compiling GCC 4.4.7 on Tru64 5.1B

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Updated on 1st May 2017 – added some more gcc configure options We don’t want to die … and having the Easter feast recently I wanted to bring from the dead the OSF1 Tru64 5.1B Unix once again. Another thing … Continue reading

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Compiling sudo on OSF1 tru64 V5.1 2650 alpha

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Once you have all the Tru64 UNIX licenses in place, you want go multiuser. So add your users, groups etc and start worrying about elevating to root A short howto on compiling and installing  sudo 1.7.10p9 ( current legacy release) … Continue reading

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All Tru64 Unix 5.1b licenses !

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DEC Licenses were always hard to get :) just like the most quality mushrooms in the autumn forest.  When I was a small boy my grand-father taught me the art of mushroom hunting. I recognized the good ones, poisonous ones, … Continue reading

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Unix OS archaeology – Digital UNIX OSF1 V4.0 1091 alpha

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Next old system that I decided to have a look at is the Digital UNIX (Alpha) predecessor of Tru64 UNIX. For my test I have used the ISO available from here : This version is supposed to be supported … Continue reading

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Dumping OpenVMS/Tru64 alphavm_free memory – passwords !

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Mimikatz for OpenVMS ? … now this is lame but actually works to my surprise. Playing a little with gcore program from the gdb package on Debian X86_64, decided to dump the alphavm_free process memory to check for plaintext passwords … Continue reading

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