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question about including/linking (DOSX)

posted by mr(R), 20.05.2008, 15:17

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

2005 and maybe later 2008.

> > 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).

Maybe also DJGPP?

 

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