[RC5] I'd like to do a port...

cyb97 cyb97 at noxtension.com
Thu Dec 21 00:12:24 EST 2000

At 20.12.2000 18:31 -0500, you wrote:

>I'd like to do a port of the current distributed.net client to
>DYNIX/ptx -- the available client is far out of date and seems to have
>been built with the portable kernel instead of the x86 kernel.  I
>ported the publicly available source with no particular problems and
>was happy to see that it runs many times faster than the old client. I
>sent mail to help at distributed.net as advised on the porting page and
>got only the automatic response ("you should expect a response in
>three or four days").  I waited a week and tried again with no better
>Can anyone tell me how to contact the porting team for real?  I hate
>to see billions of cycles going to waste for lack of a port that could
>be done in hours.

Check http://www.distributed.net/credits.html and see who's in charge of
ports/clients... IIRC I think it's cyp, but check anyway...

You're bound to find somebody there who can give you a clue where to
send your mails...

cyb97 / noXtension

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