Re: DOS 5.0 Compiler?

Shankar Unni <>
25 Nov 2001 22:42:42 -0500

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From: Shankar Unni <>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Followup-To: comp.os.msdos.programmer
Date: 25 Nov 2001 22:42:42 -0500
Organization: EarthLink Inc. --
References: 01-11-094
Keywords: MSDOS, C
Posted-Date: 25 Nov 2001 22:42:42 EST

Jeff D. Hamann wrote:

  > I have a project where I need to produce a DOS 5 compatible executable
  > and have no DOS 5 machines. Is there a "cross-compiler" I could run
  > under FreeBSD/Linux?

Borland ( has, in their "software museum",a
copy of TurboC++ 1.01
(,1410,21751,00.html). Which
still runs on DOS-compatible machines, including Windows NT(!).

So you could run this under some DOS emulator on Linux (Bochs or maybe

Or heck, if you have a copy of MSC7, by all means, run that on Bochs
(which should work, but slowly) or Wine (which may or may not work for you).

> Where would be a good resource to find out more information?

You mean Linux cross-compilers producing DOS 5.0 code? Pretty rarefied
topic, if I might say so..

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