I'm wondering if the Pascal source has picked up spurious characters
such as ^M on its travels.
On Thu, 8 Feb 2018 06:19:06 +0000
Dan Gahlinger <dgahl...@hotmail.com> wrote:
> I found a hello world pascal example online for vms,
> so at least that much I can get working.
> however, all the docs online are not so useful for programming itself.
> my code has input and output from the terminal and from files.
> the hello program uses: program hello(output);
> so not sure how to do in and out from the terminal.
> tried googling examples but no such luck beyond hello world.
> it might be easier for me to port to vax basic, I used to be an
> expert at that, many moons ago.
> From: Simh <simh-boun...@trailing-edge.com> on behalf of Jon Elson
> <el...@pico-systems.com> Sent: February 7, 2018 9:25 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: [Simh] anyone know how to convert/translate turbo pascal to
> vax pascal?
> On 02/07/2018 05:57 PM, simh-requ...@trailing-edge.com wrote:
> > [Simh] anyone know how to convert/translate turbo pascal to
> > vax pascal?
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> > since I did all that work recreating "castle" from the vax to the pc
> > using turbo pascal (then free pascal)
> > I'd like to "port" it back to the vax,
> > but the vms 7.3 pascal compiler doesn't recognize "writeln"
> > and I suspect things like types and records and case statements
> > wont work either.
> > anyone have any ideas?
> Umm, I just looked back at some Pascal code I had on VAX
> Pascal, and it DEFINITELY has writeln statements in it.
> This is such basic Pascal syntax, I can't imagine that did
> not work. But, maybe you have to enable some library or
> Pascal "unit" to use those functions.
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