Category: porting

Which language would you port COBOL programs to and why?

When selecting a language to port COBOL programs from what language would you chose and why? I am not looking for the answer “because I am familiar with language X”. I am looking for features in a language that map well to COBOL’s design. Update: The programs would run the gammit to utilities, data processing, […]

Raw Ethernet Frames Using Winsock

I am porting a communications library from Linux to Windows. I know what my approach is for the most part. The library uses all raw ethernet level frames for all the communications. The library I am porting from makes use of the PF_PACKET family and the struct sockaddr_ll. After browsing through the MSDN winsock site, […]