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HX question about link.exe (DOSX)

posted by marcov(R), 28.07.2008, 22:48

> > 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.

DJGPP binaries start 16-bit, and then go PM with DPMI to keep contact with the OS?

However in 64-bit, 16-bit code can't be executed, even not short loader code.

 

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