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Feasible to use GUI support from ReactOS or WINE? (DOSX)

posted by DOS386(R), 02.08.2007, 13:30

Hanzac wrote:

> Is it possible to use gdi32.dll and user32.dll from ReactOS or WINE
> project? So that it will have full support of Win32 GUI programs.

Would be good ... + MSVCRT.DLL GLUE32.DLL OPENGL32.DLL ASPI.DLL ...


- DGDI32.DLL is highly DOS / VESA specific
- The missing NTDLL imports

Japheth wrote:

> IMO it is more promising to improve HX's qemu support

YES :-)

> build a DOS version of kqemu (allowing to run userland code natively)
> and then run ReactOS (and possibly FireFox on ReactOS :) ) in DOS-Qemu.

Not amused that much :-|

Aspi wrote:

> what's the use of running ReactOS in DOS-Qemu, as opposed to running it
> natively ?

You don't give up DOS ... you can kill QEMU within 1 second and are in DOS ;-)
Also, NT-specific virii can't damage your DOS installation.

FloX wrote:

> I think the question is: "Why running this in DOS?"
> If you have no task management in DOS it is useless?!

Disagree :no: DOS is very useful without the "task" troubles ;-)

This is a LOGITECH mouse driver, but some software expect here
the following string:*** This is Copyright 1983 Microsoft ***


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