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perl for HP NonStop

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aff
Occasional Visitor

perl for HP NonStop

I have been asked to figure out if there exists a perl for the HP NonStop (previously known as Tandem NonStop, Compaq NonStop) platform. It is not listed among the 34 Supported Platforms in perldoc. There is a mention of it on the perl.perl5.porters mailing list a while back (Aug 2010) but I can find few other references than HP's own marketing material (2007) that contains broken links to their open source information pages.

 

Any knowledge into the subject is appreciated.

 

Thank you.

 

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jboothe
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Re: perl for HP NonStop

aff,

I do know for a fact that perl does run on Tandem as I have used perl scripts before in an old job on an S88008 running G06.11 (i think).  It is not on my current systems (different company) G series or H series but that could just mean we did not purchase it or a related product.

 

I would check with your site's account rep and see if it an orderable item.

 

 

Jeff Boothe
FHLB of Dallas
TimeLord
Occasional Advisor

Re: perl for HP NonStop

Check out http://ituglib.connect-community.org/apps/Ituglib/SrchOpenSrcLib.jsf . It contains downloadbale binaries of various open source packages. Perl  5.8.7 can be downloaded too.