Re: [Freedos-devel] Why unzip now requires a 386?

2017-01-10 Thread Joe Forster/STA
Hi guys, BTW, Unzip hasn't had a proper release since 2009 (AFAIK). No, it hasn't. I was halfway implying that FreeDOS wasn't necessarily incompetent here, that it just hasn't changed much upstream since then. Hence there's really nothing "new" to ship. I know, there really is nothing we

Re: [Freedos-devel] Why unzip now requires a 386?

2017-01-10 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Tue, Jan 10, 2017 at 4:58 AM, Joe Forster/STA wrote: > >> BTW, Unzip hasn't had a proper release since 2009 (AFAIK). > > No, it hasn't. I was halfway implying that FreeDOS wasn't necessarily incompetent here, that it just hasn't changed much upstream since then. Hence

Re: [Freedos-devel] Why unzip now requires a 386?

2017-01-10 Thread Joe Forster/STA
Hi guys, BTW, Unzip hasn't had a proper release since 2009 (AFAIK). No, it hasn't. Version 6.0 is supposed to be a major release, only with some bug fixes (I also reported one and it got fixed) and preparation for another major release, version 6.1 (or 7.0). Same with Zip 3.0 -> 3.1. If I

Re: [Freedos-devel] Why unzip now requires a 386?

2017-01-09 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Mon, Jan 9, 2017 at 4:15 PM, Eric Auer wrote: > > The 16 bit unzip is probably quite limited in performance > and the range of files which it can unzip, but that is only > a guess... BTW, Unzip hasn't had a proper release since 2009 (AFAIK). So, if you're desperate

Re: [Freedos-devel] Why unzip now requires a 386?

2017-01-09 Thread Eric Auer
Hi sparky4, > this is most annoying i cannot do my usual file transfer with the > freedos 1.2 unzip! gah!! why!? The 16 bit unzip is probably quite limited in performance and the range of files which it can unzip, but that is only a guess... I do wonder how you installed FreeDOS 1.2 on a