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HX question about link.exe (DOSX)

posted by Japheth(R) Homepage, Germany (South), 28.07.2008, 08:16

> Btw, I am kinda fascinated of HX. :) You can compile under DOS with
> DJGPP... Run your program under DOS and later you can use the same exe on
> XP and even on Vista (where DOS support has been removed)!

Thanks, but I'm not sure if I understand you correctly. Because a normal DJGPP DOS binary is also supposed to run both in DOS and in Windows NTVDM. The purpose of the DJGPP sample supplied with HX is just to change the memory model from "flat" to "zero-based flat". The advantage then is that a function in a PE dll can be called without tricks.

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