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test: Arachne 1.95 under FreeDOS | wheel+DGJPP (Sandbox)

posted by DOS386(R), 17.02.2011, 07:07
(edited by DOS386 on 17.02.2011, 07:21)

I wrote:

> I'll test

Done! Works (modes added, 1600x1200 throws me back (great card doesn't support it ???), 1280x1024 runs, but horrible deformation of the screen (great monitor doesn't like it ???), so I pushed RESET before I got some fire [image]

rayandrews wrote:

> I have a forked version that has a few advantages over the stock

Where to download ?

> ca. 200K less memory required

??? really 200 KiB of low memory saved ???

> automatic charset selection.
> better setup.
> complete rewrite of SRC
> full integration of xlopif and wattcp libraries
> no 'build all' problems
> dozens of little bug fixes
> basically smoother GUI operation

COOL :-)

> Oh, a few things that some have hated:
> Removal of support for museum class hardware
> (CGA, EGA, <386 processor, etc.)

I like the 8086 version too :-) (but the museum drivers should get split out).

> DJGPP would be the target compiler.

Why not WATCOM ? One compiler for both the 8086 and the 32-bit version ;-)

> Okay, guess I have to specify a path, e.g. "download\PAGE.BMP" then export.

RTFW, see above.

> Similar to SNARF, it's a very huge .BMP, so converting to
> a better format via PictView is encouraged.

NO. Use PNGOUT or OPTIPNG (needs HX+UI21DEB) ;-)

> > PS: Why the **** is this in "sandbox" ???
> Where else should I have posted it?

Maybe Users? Developers? :confused:

> It wasn't a very informative post

Maybe, but it was DOS-related at least :-P

> so "Sandbox" seemed appropriate.

there are other bloated threads ... :-|

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