Hi Don,

You might want to read the FreeDOS wiki article that describes the 
package structure:

Shortly answered, the "link" files are a recent feature of FDNPKG, that 
makes it possible to make programs runnable within %PATH% without the 
need of putting everything to %FREEDOS%\BIN (which should be strictly 
reserved for BASE software).

To create a link inside a package, one has simply to create a "LINKS" 
directory inside the zip archive, and put a file named "PKGNAME.BAT" 
inside it, where "PKGNAME" is the name of the package. Inside the BAT 
file, FDNPKG expects to find the relative path to the executable that 
needs to be "linked".

Example of a package structure for ZIP:


The "LINKS\ZIP.BAT" would then contain exactly a single line stating 


On 27/05/2016 17:41, Don Flowers wrote:
> Hey Jerome,
> I posted a couple of questions of FB and just thought of another one.
> Where is the LINKS.BAT file located? I wanted to change it to reflect
> the /progs directory for UPX, P7ZIP, etc.
> On Thu, May 26, 2016 at 7:12 PM, Jerome E. Shidel Jr. <jer...@shidel.net
> <mailto:jer...@shidel.net>> wrote:
>     Hello All,
>     FDI Preview 20 has been released for testing.
> http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/micro/pc-stuff/freedos/files/distributions/1.2-pre20/
>     or
>     http://up.lod.bz/FDI

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