On 08/01/00 09:49:11 -0700 Charles Iliya Krempeaux <> 
| I'd imagine DOS having...
|       o no shared libraries
|       o no long file names (... DOS has the 8.3 format)
|       o no multitasking
|       o no protected memory spaces
|       o no multiuser system (... that's probably not a big deal)
| Would make GNOME running on DOS difficult.

But not impossible.  Check around for copies of DESQview/X 2.x; it gives 
you  the first three plus a working X server, and you should be able to 
still find the djgpp development libraries for it.

brandon s. allbery     [os/2][linux][solaris][japh]
system administrator        [WAY too many hats]
electrical & computer engineering                                      KF8NH
carnegie mellon university      ["better check the oblivious first" -ke6sls]

[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]