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C00002 00002 SNAIL is a program which interprets certain monitor commands for editing
SNAIL is a program which interprets certain monitor commands for editing
files, compiling and loading programs, and loading the line editor buffer.
It simplifies these tasks when necessary by expanding concise user commands
into the different forms used by editors, language processors, and the
loaders. Without user intervention, SNAIL will run the correct language
processors to translate the user's files, and will run a loader to create an
executable core image containing the user's program. SNAIL also provides a
convenient means of communication between editors and other processors.
For complete details on the use of SNAIL, see the printed Monitor Command Manual
or its online version in MONCOM.BH[S,DOC], with updates in MONCOM.UPD[S,DOC].
(You may occasionally encounter a bug in SNAIL. When this unfortunate event
happens, you should run TSNAIL, a version of SNAIL which includes RAID and
various debugging routines. To use TSNAIL, type R TSNAIL to the monitor,
then type the SNAIL command in answer to the asterisk prompt. TSNAIL pauses
occasionally to display interesting information; type a blank to continue
processing. When TSNAIL exits, save the core image and notify MJC of the