[fpc-pascal] MS DOS 8086 compiler?

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Sat Apr 27 14:17:58 CEST 2013

On 27 Apr 2013, at 14:11, Bart wrote:

> On 4/27/13, Reinier Olislagers <reinierolislagers at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Noticed that an 8086 branch was merged to fpc trunk. Is it time to get
>> out some 5.25" diskettes[1]?
>> [1] Shame I dumped all the accompanying hardware long ago ;) Perhaps
>> break out DOSBOX ;)
> I still have a portable (ahum, > 5 kg) IBM XT with 5.25" floppy disk.
> HD is appr. 10 MB (decaying...)
> Problem of course wil be to get the compiler on the floppy disks, and
> then hope my HD is large enough.

The compiler itself doesn't run on the Dos real mode target, and probably never will due to memory limitations.

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