Clipper and Foxbase Application

Dmitry Mityugov dmitry.mityugov at
Mon Aug 22 12:53:38 GMT 2005

On 8/22/05, Michael Louie Loria <michaellouieloria at> wrote:
> Dmitry Mityugov wrote:
> > On 8/22/05, Michael Louie Loria <michaellouieloria at> wrote:
> >
> >>Can Clipper and Foxbase Applications run on BSD? And what are the
> >>necessary protocols or applications needed to run the said types of
> >>applications
> >
> >
> > Well, there are at least:
> >
> > - CLIP,
> > - Harbour,
> > - xHarbour,
> >
> > that let you rebuild your Clipper programs for FreeBSD/Linux. I never
> > used any of them thoguh.
> >
> I forgot to add this info in the mailing list. If I were to setup a File
> Server in BSD. Can I store those DBF and EXE in BSD and enable it to be
> shared across a microsoft network so that users can retrive and store
> data in the BSD file server?

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Yes, I believe this should be possible. You'll need to install Samba
on your FreeBSD machine for that. You can find Samba in the ports
tree, in /usr/ports/net.

Dmitry Mityugov, St. Petersburg, Russia
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