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question about including/linking (DOSX)

posted by rr(R) Homepage E-mail, Berlin, Germany, 20.05.2008, 15:08

> My starting point is: I`ve compiled some win32 console applications on
> WinXP with Visual Studio.

What VS version?

> goal #1: On WinXP I want now to compile a 16 bit real mode executable for
> DOS. The exe should become at best a standalone exe. Working without
> himem/emm386/jemmex (and use only conventional memory).
>
> goal #2: On WinXP I want now to compile a 32 bit protected mode executable
> for DOS. The exe should become at best a standalone exe. Working together
> with himem/emm386/jemmex (and using memory >1024).
>
> Is goal #1/#2 feasible with HX? In case #1/#2 what files do I need to
> include or link?

AFAIK task #1 is not possible with VS and/or HX. For real mode executables a different compiler is required, e.g., Open Watcom C/C++ or old Turbo C++ 1.01 (both free).

 

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