[fpc-devel] Multithreading under DOS

Hans-Peter Diettrich DrDiettrich1 at aol.com
Fri Sep 27 00:03:35 CEST 2013

Nikolay Nikolov schrieb:
> On 09/26/2013 09:41 PM, Hans-Peter Diettrich wrote:
>> Nikolay Nikolov schrieb:
>>> On 09/26/2013 08:24 PM, Leif Ekblad wrote:
>>>> DOS extenders are even worse candidates for multitasking than DOS. 
>>>> And if you aim to use 32-bit anyway, I see no reason to use an DOS 
>>>> extender over a real multitasking OS.
>>> Low resource usage perhaps. How well does Linux run on a 386 with 4 
>>> MB of RAM? What about 2 MB? :)
>> My first notebook had 4 MB RAM, and Win3.1 and Word 1.0 worked very 
>> well on it :-)
> Yes, but windows 3.1 is a DOS extender :)

That's why I mentioned it :-)

Such a *useful* extender can become very large, when it includes 
multitasking, threading, messaging etc.


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