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From: Mark Elston <elston AT cave DOT arc DOT nasa DOT gov>
Date: Fri, 27 Jan 1995 08:40:09 -0800
To: djgpp AT sun DOT soe DOT clarkson DOT edu
Subject: [mag1007 AT cam DOT ac DOT uk: Bug? in gcc 2.6.3]

"M.Granell" <mag1007 AT cam DOT ac DOT uk> wrote:
>>I had djgpp112m2 installed on my system with the old gcc. It ran with VCPI, 
>>XMS, Raw ram and dpmi. I then re-downloaded all the binaries off simtel, and 
>>applied the m3 patch. I've tried running gcc and get the following results:
>>	Dos - XMS (Himem.sys)	- Crash/Reboot
>>	Dos - Raw			 - Reboot
>>	Dos - VCPI (EMM386)	- Runs fine.
>>	Windows - DPMI -  (Himem)	- Runs fine
>>	Windows - DPMI -  (EMM386)	- Runs fine
>>
>>Is there something wrong with gcc?
>>...
>>		Yours,
>>			Martin

This sounds just like the problem I faced.  The general responses were
to load EMM386.exe and all would be well.  I don't know enough about DOS
memory managers to address this issue intelligently but even I can see
that something has changed here.

Mark
elston AT cave DOT arc DOT nasa DOT gov

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