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From "Frank J. Faubert, Jr." <fr...@sane.com>
Subject Re: telnet access to NT server...
Date Mon, 17 Nov 1997 15:38:39 GMT
Hi Ben,

    Have you looked at OpenNT from Softway?
(http://www.softway.com/OpenNT/).  Its a "complete UNIX system environment
running natively on Microsoft Windows NT".  I had a free demo CD sent to me
a few months ago and it looked pretty cool.  It has pretty stable telnet
server, etc.

-Frank

-----Original Message-----
From: Ben Hyde <bhyde@gensym.com>
To: 'new-httpd@apache.org' <new-httpd@apache.org>
Date: Monday, November 17, 1997 10:10 AM
Subject: RE: telnet access to NT server...


>I am unaware of a usable Telnet server for NT workstation.  There is a
>commercial RSH
>server though.  Most of the licenses for software on this machine are to
>a single
>individual using them on a single (or occasionally two) machines.  So it
>would be
>delicate to create a legal configuration of this nature.  Finally the
>compiling tools on
>the NT are really not designed for command line use.  It is a struggle
>to keep the makefiles in synch with the environment created by the IDE,
>and that's where one
>actually works.  So - in summary - I doubt this is a tractable thing to
>set up.
>
>On the otherhand it might be possible to cobble together something that
>allows
>one to request a build, with the current CVS tree plus some unix style
>patches
>as input... humm.  I guess I'd rather see some automated testing first.
>- ben h.
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Marc Slemko [SMTP:marcs@worldgate.com]
>> Sent: Sunday, November 16, 1997 8:24 PM
>> To: Apache - BYOC
>> Subject: telnet access to NT server...
>>
>> (just thinking out loud here...)
>>
>> There is no reason that someone couldn't setup a NT server and allow
>> people remote access to it via telnet to use a compiler, right?  That
>> could allow people who don't have a NT box on their desk to do
>> (minimal)
>> things.
>>
>> I'm assuming you ignore crashing, licensing, security, and the fact
>> that
>> setting up a decent command line environment under NT is horrible.
>>
>> Probably more hassle than it is worth because doing anything useful
>> would
>> be such a pain.
>


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