Mail Archives: djgpp/1997/06/06/21:30:35
On Tue, 3 Jun 1997, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> On Tue, 3 Jun 1997, Mike A. Harris wrote:
> > Hmmm. Where do you think the problem lies then? CHKDSK? or
> > DJGPP, or DPMI?
> I'm clueless. When CHKDSK is run from a DJGPP program, it should be no
> different from it running from the DOS box. DPMI has no effect on CHKDSK
> unless Microsoft have explicitly made it check for its presence (and even
> then I don't understand why should it care). When our programs run on
> Windows 95, they don't even have an open file, since the page file is
> managed by Windows, so there really is no problem related to the
> filesystem integrity. That's why I said that it seems like they wanted it
> to be too safe.
Hmmm, very strange indeed. I'm very glad that I don't use '95 on
my machine. :o)
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