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From: Eli Zaretskii <eliz AT fencepost DOT gnu DOT org>
To: anderso AT cats DOT ucsc DOT edu (Roger Anderson)
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Subject: Re: NTVDM error running nroff with djgpp bash in WinXP
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Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2002 05:15:20 -0400
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> From: anderso AT cats DOT ucsc DOT edu (Roger Anderson)
> Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
> Date: 16 Apr 2002 22:28:33 -0700
> I am a new convert to djgpp, and I am using it with both Win98 and
> WinXP systems.  Mostly djgpp works very well, but I have noticed a
> problem running nroff with bash in WinXP.  The nroff program executes
> correctly, but then an error message "NTVDM.EXE has encountered a
> problem ..." is displayed and bash quits.

A known problem with NTVDM from W2K and Windows XP.  Go to this URL:


and get Bash and other programs from there--they are built with a
patched library which works around the NTVDM bug.

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