Mail Archives: djgpp/2000/03/12/11:57:03

From: Damian Yerrick <DONT DOT YOU DOT DAREd_yerrick AT hotmail DOT comSEND DOT SPAM>
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Subject: Re: [ANN] Announcing PW32 - the DJGPP 'port' to Win32
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Date: Sun, 12 Mar 2000 15:33:32 GMT
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On Sun, 12 Mar 2000 09:05:02 +0200 (IST), Eli Zaretskii
<eliz AT is DOT elta DOT co DOT il> wrote:

>On Sat, 11 Mar 2000, Mariano Alvarez =?iso-8859-1?Q?Fern=E1ndez?= wrote:
>> >Since I was already somewhat experienced, I took some
>> >thought of what to start from, and after very little hesiation,
>> >I took the best libc out there one from DJGPP.
>> Do you seem possible merge your work with the DJGPP libc to have a dual
>> platform library?
>This will take much more than just a library.  You need to change the
>stub loader and the startup code, so that programs can function as
>both DJGPP and Windows PE executable, and you need to change the
>low-level functions in the DJGPP libc.a to issue OS calls either to
>the Windows native API or to the DPMI API, depending on the mode in
>which the executable runs.

This is the start of something big.

Damian Yerrick
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