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From: Damian Yerrick <Bullcr_pd_yerrick AT hotmail DOT comRemoveBullcr_p>
Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
Subject: Re: DJGPP and Win2K
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Date: Mon, 17 Apr 2000 04:26:47 GMT
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On Sun, 16 Apr 2000 22:14:34 +0200, Eli Zaretskii <eliz AT is DOT elta DOT co DOT il>
wrote:

>Damian Yerrick wrote:
>> 
>> On Sun, 16 Apr 2000 10:43:26 +0200 (IST), Eli Zaretskii
>> <eliz AT is DOT elta DOT co DOT il> wrote:
>> 
>> >Every DJGPP program opens at least one file: DJGPP.ENV.  So this
>> >probably isn't the reason for the crashes.
>> 
>> By "every DJGPP program", do you mean "every program compiled with
>> DJGPP," or "every program in the DJGPP toolchain"?
>
>I mean both.
>
>DJGPP.ENV is open and read by the startup code.  Unless you take special
>actions, this startup code is linked into every DJGPP program, including the
>ports of the GNU development tools distributed as part of the DJGPP
>toolchain.

I'm confused.  What lets DJGPP.ENV-less systems run DJGPP programs?
Only the development toolchain really _requires_ DJGPP.ENV, right?

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