[fpc-devel] DOS Platforms

Daniël Mantione daniel at deadlock.et.tudelft.nl
Mon May 23 20:02:31 CEST 2005

Op Mon, 23 May 2005, schreef Vinzent Hoefler:

> On Monday 23 May 2005 09:25, Marco van de Voort wrote:
> > > On Sunday 22 May 2005 10:17, Tomas Hajny wrote:
> > >
> > > 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?
> >
> > Hard to say, since it is more getting deep knowledge and researching
> > that is limiting. If you are very deeply intimate with DPMI and the
> > various implementations, it will be way easier than if you are not.
> Well, that particular one shouldn't be too much of a problem.
> Ok, to round things up: I will take a look at it and come back to the
> mailing list later (within the next couple of days, I hope). Until
> then, I still can't promise anything. Probably the most time I will
> need in the beginning is to get familiar with the compiler sources...

... and setting up a comfortable environment to develop in. The compiler
sources itself aren't that interresting, more the runtime environment end the IDE. But
for now just try to run a make cycle. The Buildfaq documents it very
nicely and if you've got questions, just ask.


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