Eric Auer schrieb: > Hi Michael, > >>>> In reference to MS-DOS, Win3.11, Win95/98/ME compatibility... >>>> DOSBox has a relatively good compatibility, even Win3.11... >>>> Could you copy & paste some of the missing functions in FreeDOS >>>> out of DOSBox source code? > >>> One of the main issues with running WfW 3.11 in FreeDOS is >>> that it tries to make the kernel "reentrant"... > [which is easy for dosbox because it has no real dos kernel] > >> Ok, thanks for explanation. What about any other missing >> functions? Is there nothing you could re use? > > Well... If you find something - apart from WfW 3.11 - that > works better in dosbox than in freedos, then we can start > and check if any dosbox functionality related to this can > be copied into freedos :-). Checking the list on: > > www.unet.univie.ac.at/~a0503736/php/drdoswiki/index.php?n=Main.Compatibility > > - I see you list "exiting the OpenWatcom WD debugger after > debugging a DOS extended app crashes" here - please check > if it also happens in other DOS. If not, please add a bug > report on bugzilla.freedos.org - thanks!
Sorry I can't comment on this because I have zero clue. Japheth added this entry. > - country, nlsfunc: does dosbox support that? does it have chcp? > As the unstable branch of the freedos kernel already has it, > it will be easier to take from there than from dosbox, I guess. Don't know. > - config sys menu: does dosbox support that?? Doubt that because DOSBox doesn't even need config.sys. > - int 21.4b05 set execution state - would be interesting to > see how dosbox implements this, but I have no idea which > apps actually use it...? > > - support for big files: for which apps is this useful? > if dosbox supports it, it is definitely useful to have > a look how they implement it, to stay compatible :-) Don't know. > - japanese chinese korean chars: does dosbox support that?? No idea. > - close by property / list open files: either kernel or share, > but main question is probably: which apps actually use it? > (int 21.5dnn) - Similar for possibly missing int 2f functions. Don't know. > - boot from non primary partition: I have a patch, but who > wants to try it? Sounds great. > needs the current fedora grub boot menu. Why? Isn't this a bit weak to have a dependency to fedora? > - what else? Well, I can't tell you the details. I was pretty sure if a FreeDOS developer would look into the DOSBox source code he would see what things could be useful to be ported. ;) ------------------------------------------------------------------------- This SF.Net email is sponsored by the Moblin Your Move Developer's challenge Build the coolest Linux based applications with Moblin SDK & win great prizes Grand prize is a trip for two to an Open Source event anywhere in the world http://moblin-contest.org/redirect.php?banner_id=100&url=/ _______________________________________________ Freedos-user mailing list Freedosemail@example.com https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/freedos-user