Mail Archives: djgpp/1999/07/26/02:42:32

Date: Mon, 26 Jul 1999 09:40:02 +0300 (IDT)
From: Eli Zaretskii <eliz AT is DOT elta DOT co DOT il>
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Subject: Re: ANNOUNCE: CWSDPMI r4 large memory bug workaround
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On 25 Jul 1999 jeancom AT ms6 DOT hinet DOT net wrote:

>    system("list textfile /e");  /* 16 bit protect mode appl program */

The DPMI spec prohibits mixing 16-bit and 32-bit DPMI clients in the
same session, section 6.8 of the DJGPP FAQ explains this.  This means
you cannot invoke 16-bit DPMI programs fromn within a DJGPP program.
The fact that it works with CWSDPMI loaded resident is sheer luck: you
are playing with fire.

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