[fpc-pascal]new to FPC
bigmatt19 at aol.com
Tue Mar 6 17:18:06 CET 2001
AKFoerster at nikocity.de wrote:
> I'm new to FPC and this list and I have some questions:
> - I'm confused about the licence: may I write commercial programms with
> - Dos programs also run under Windows. So, is there any reason to make a
> Win-exe for console-programs?
Yes, DOS programs are really only 16 bit using a 32 bit extender. A
win-exe console app is true 32 bit. Also, WinNT doesn't do DOS
emulation very well.
> - Is it possible to program a GUI-program, which compiles under Windows
> as well as under Linux? What do I need? What does the enduser need?
Yes, use the GTK. You need the GTK DLLs for the windows side, and most
linux distro's have the GTK preinstalled.
Hope that helps.
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