To port a software program is to translate it from the operating system in which it was developed (e.g., Solaris) to another operating system (e.g., Linux) so that it can be used there. Porting implies some degree of effort, but not nearly as much as redeveloping the program in the new environment.
Welcome to the essential reference for the porting of software to any of the various "flavours", or variants, of Unix: Solaris, HP-UX, AIX, Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, SCO, Tru64, Darwin, et al.
UnixPorting.com will appeal to:
- programmers interested in writing maximally portable code
- programmers needing to port an application from one Unix variant to another
- experienced Unix sysadmins seeking a quick introduction to an unfamiliar variant of Unix
- anyone desperately seeking assistance in making a Windows application run on Unix
- programmers or enthusiasts seeking access to a remote Unix account
If you are moving from one Unix variant (e.g., Solaris) to another (e.g., Linux) and need help in migrating, please drop us a line on our Unix consulting page.
If you need one-time, emergency Unix system administration assistance, please see our 24/7 Unix support page.
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