Migrate your apps from OS/2 to Linux, Part 2

Posted by dave on May 12, 2004 6:02 AM EDT
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Linux is evolving as the predominant OS of the new millennium and legacy OSes like OS/2 are getting phased out gradually. This series of article(s) attempts to help the developers involved in the tedious process of migrating/porting the OS/2 system drivers/application to linux. It provides a one-to-one mapping of various OS/2 to linux calls related to threads, IPC, memory mgmt, timer handling, file handling etc. In addition it also captures the various preprocessor directives, compiler/linker options which can be mapped from OS/2 to linux. Part 2 covers mapping of system calls related to memory mgmt, file handling, and device driver interface.

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