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Date: Mon, 3 Jan 94 15:29:40 -0500
From: DJ Delorie <dj AT ctron DOT com>
To: darrylo AT hpnmhjw DOT sr DOT hp DOT com
Cc: djgpp AT sun DOT soe DOT clarkson DOT edu
Subject: Re: make/Windows/emu387

>      Since we're talking about DJGPP make restrictions, I'd like to
> point out a problem with DPMI: if DJGPP make uses DPMI instead of VCPI,

An annoying bug, but unfortunately VCPI isn't available under Windows.

> If a 32-bit DPMI client comes up under Windows, Windows'll put 32-bit
> interrupt gates in the IDT.  If a 16-bit client then tries to
> come up in the same IDT, there would indeed be serious problems.

Is the opposite true?  If so, you can't run gcc from Borland's make
either.


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