Porting Wrappers 6.5.0 for MPE/iX release 6.5, is a set of additional
functions and commands useful in porting applications to the HP e3000.
This package contains both POSIX and UNIX functions currently missing
in MPE and used in our ports of Apache, Java, etc. to MPE.
Last updated April 6, 2004
(Porting Wrappers 6.0.8)
The Porting Wrappers are available 3 different versions:
Each package includes the
What's New and release history
and the Installation Instructions.
(compressed tar, 17 MB) - all executables, scripts, libraries, and sources.
- Runtime only
(compressed tar, 2 MB) - executables, scripts, and libraries, but no sources.
- Source code only
(compressed tar, 819 KB) - source code and scripts, but no executables or libraries.
The excellent book
Advanced Programming in the Unix Environment
by W. Richard Stevens (Addison-Wesley, 1992) contains many source code
examples, some of which are used as the test programs for some of the Wrappers.
The directory util/apue in the Porting Wrappers contains his main header file
and library of utility functions used in his code examples, for example, in
For an introduction, check out the
Programming and POSIX
seminar presented at Solutions Symposium 2000.
POSIX Programmer's Guide
by Donald Lewine (O'Reilly, 1991) may also be useful.
The book "The POSIX.1 Standard - A Programmer's Guide" by Fred Zlotnick
(Benjamin/Cummings, 1991) appears to be out of print.
The POSIX Standard
from IEEE contains very detailed specifications of every POSIX function.