Version 1.7 includes a beta Windows NT port option. A Windows NT host contains a full implementation of the Legion libraries and most client-side application tools (such as legion_ls and legion_run). These tools can be run from a DOS window or developers can write new Legion applications with Visual C++. Either way, you must follow the same steps as on a Unix platform (i.e., set up the user environment).
You must have Legion binaries on your machine. These files are available on the Legion web site (<http://legion.virginia.edu/download/index.html>).
First, you must download the Windows NT binary executables. These files can sit on any mounted drive. These files are available on the Legion web site (<http://legion.virginia.edu/download/index.html>).
Using your machine's host name, the script creates a host object and vault object, and registers the ImplementationCache and ImplementationObject binaries with Legion. It will also contact your Legion system and add the machine to the system's list of available hosts.
If you prefer, you can use a Windows NT machine as a client machine. You will need to download the Legion binary files on to your machine and copy the necessary OPR files from another Legion machine's valid OPR. You then must
1. This default path service is replaceable: if you wish to manipulate context space via a DOS-style "\" delimiter you can use the primitive context manipulation routines in the Legion library. back