[fpc-devel] DOS Platforms

Peter Vreman peter at freepascal.org
Mon May 23 11:45:43 CEST 2005

> Vinzent Hoefler wrote:
>> On Sunday 22 May 2005 10:17, Tomas Hajny wrote:
>>>>At 11:46 22-5-2005, you wrote:
>>>>>What's about Go32v2 or some other DOS port?
>>>>>Will it supported in 2.0.x branch?
>>>>There is no maintainer for go32v2. Unless there is an user that
>>>>steps forward to be the maintainer for go32v2 there will be no DOS
>>>>release anymore.
>>>To amend this - we're certainly willing to support such a volunteer
>>>to reasonable extent, but we just don't have sufficient bandwidth for
>>>full-featured support of this additional platform.
>> Alright. How much time would someone need for that task? Or, to be more
>> specific: what is known to need high priority work to get the most
>> basic stuff of a DOS-Compiler working?
> Crashes with the dos extender, probably exception related, see also the
> go32v2
> related bug reports. First step: get the 1.0.10 go32v2 compiler and try a
> make
> all with the 2.0.x branch and fix things which won't work.

The 2.0.x branch go32v2 can be build. Most problems are in the IDE being
unstable and debugging (based on libgdb) not working.

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