Mail Archives: djgpp/2002/04/16/12:00:19
Bryan Parkoff (BParkoff AT satx DOT rr DOT com) wrote:
: djgpp vs MS VC++ 6.0
: It is very important that I have to understand how C/C++ is organized
: for the type of compiler. Borland C/C++ provides functions in real mode DOS
: 16, but Djgpp provides functions in real mode DOS 32. Both Borland and
There is no real mode DOZE 32. There is DOZE (16-bit) and 32-bit
applications that run in protected mode which can call on DOZE
(16-bit) services with the help of a server. In DJGPP's case it's a
: Djgpp use their own STL. MS VC 6.0 uses MFC for Windows programming.
: I am concerned that Djgpp is might not designed to write X-Windows
: programming that it is independment outside of Windows. Is it the reason
: that Djgpp might be easier to develop software in real mode MS-DOS (32-Bit)
: before it can be ported to Linux/Unix?
Well, Microsnoft's software is certainly not designed to write
If you use DJGPP it will be easier to port them to Linux compared to
if you use Visual C++++.
: Do you advise that I should use Djgpp rather than MS VC 6.0? Is it
: because it is very flexible and independment without Microsoft push all of
: us to move to MS VC++ 6.0 and/or MS VC# 7.0. I appreciate that you are
: willing to provide the information that I need to know. Please advise.
Well, in this forum you'd probably be advised to stick with DJGPP...
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