c3270 Frequently Asked Questions
If you have a problem building, installing, or running c3270, please browse
through this file first.
Am I allowed to use it?
Yes. Full copyright information is in the
Lineage file, but the gist
is that anyone is free to use the code, and anyone is free to sell copies
of the code.
You are also free to modify it and to redistribute it, provided you
preserve the existing copyright notices.
If you are still having a problem with c3270, feel free to send e-mail to
Paul Mattes, Paul.Mattes@usa.net
No guarantees are made about responses to
particular problems, but a patches are usually forthcoming in a few days.
It will also get you on an x3270 mailing list, which also includes
information on c3270, and where you can find out about new releases and
When you send a question about c3270, please include the following
information. It makes it much easier to narrow down the problem.
Complaints, suggestions, requests for enhancements, and porting experiences
are also welcome. Code changes for bug fixes and enhancements are also
welcome, provided that you don't mind your code being placed (often
anonymously) in the public domain.
- The version of c3270 you are using, including all patches, e.g.,
- What kind of machine you are running on, e.g., "Sun SPARC-10".
- What operating system you are running, and what version, e.g., "SunOS
4.1.3_U1" or "Irix 5.2". The "uname -a" command will usually provide