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From: Georg <dosusb AT googlemail DOT com>
Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
Subject: System()
Date: Sat, 5 May 2012 07:52:00 -0700 (PDT)
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I wonder if it would be possible to write something like Norton/Volkov/
Midnight commander in djgpp.

When I select an executable file on the screen I would like to execute
that. However, e.g. system("") will take quite a chunk of
the available memory in real mode.

What could be done to execute the selected program with as much memory
as possible? And return to the commander when this program terminates?


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