Subject: Re: Doscmd?
To: Zachary Kline <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Quentin Garnier <email@example.com>
Date: 12/15/2007 23:22:13
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On Sat, Dec 15, 2007 at 01:52:57PM -0800, Zachary Kline wrote:
> I realize this seems an odd question, but I feel compelled to ask it=
> I have a lot of old computer games and such which run under Dos, and=
> which a Windows screen reader has a lot of trouble with. I don't even ha=
> Dos on this PC anymore. So...I felt I might have some luck if I could ru=
> them under NetBSD's Doscmd, via a VmWare virtual machine which my screen=
> reader could then read. It's a fairly complicated setup, actually.
> Anyway, I've tried to compile Doscmd via pkgsrc. The message I get=
> claims it isn't available for NetBSD i386? Checking the DESCR file, it=
> would seem to be...
> Have I any other option? Is this port just broken beyond repair?
Try dosemu (in the emulators category, too).
Quentin Garnier - firstname.lastname@example.org - cube@NetBSD.org
"See the look on my face from staying too long in one place
[...] every time the morning breaks I know I'm closer to falling"
KT Tunstall, Saving My Face, Drastic Fantastic, 2007.
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