Mail Archives: djgpp/1999/03/01/12:53:11

Date: Mon, 1 Mar 1999 17:26:48 +0200 (IST)
From: Eli Zaretskii <eliz AT is DOT elta DOT co DOT il>
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To: Shawn Hargreaves <ShawnH AT Probe DOT co DOT uk>
cc: djgpp AT delorie DOT com
Subject: Re: Detecting win95: the hard way
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On Mon, 1 Mar 1999, Shawn Hargreaves wrote:

> Surely there must be _something_ that I can look for? Some obscure
> feature of the DPMI implementation, or some other interrupt service
> that works differently to on other platforms?

How about a combination of DOS version being 7.something *and* LFN being 

Don't use _use_lfn, though, because somebody could set LFN=n; use the 
function of Int 21h it calls internally.

Of course, it is possible to disable the LFN support in Windows itself 
(via the Control Panel), but I doubt that anybody in their right mind 
would do such a thing, because most Windows applications will begin to 

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