[fpc-pascal](no subject)

Michael Van Canneyt michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be
Mon Jun 28 15:20:18 CEST 2004

On Mon, 28 Jun 2004, [ISO-8859-1] Jérémie LEFRANCOIS wrote:

> I have some big TP 5.5 program to port to some more recent compiler, and FP
> seems a fair choice, since a little trial convinced me of the great quality of
> the product.
> Yet my target hardware is so poor that we have to stick to MS-DOS 6.20.
> The fact is that I need to also port some multi-tasking software. I know DOS is
> not multi-tasking, but I had that software sold by a french company (that has
> long ago dissapeared halas) that fooled the Turbo Pascal 5.5 code into behaving
> in a multi tasking way (the DOS way, in fact you just switch between contexts,
> nothing more).
> I also found some interesting software on the Internet providing what I need
> (MTASK) yet it seems to be adapted only to the Turbo Pascal code compiled
> behaviour, probably much different from Free PAscal.
> My question is :
> Is there, to your knowledge, anywhere (or anyone that would know) I could get
> some Free Pascal code of a "multitasker" under DOS ?

This question has been asked before. See the community site:

But I'm afraid the answer will turn out to be negative.


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