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Re: doscmd status?
On Dec 27, 2010, at 4:03 PM, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 27, 2010 at 10:39:15PM +0100, Francois Tigeot wrote:
>> On Mon, Dec 27, 2010 at 06:27:41PM +0100, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
>>> On Mon, Dec 27, 2010 at 05:22:51PM +0000, Thomas Mueller wrote:
>>>> Does anybody know about the status of doscmd, which is included in
>>>> pkgsrc but is only for i386?
>>> It's dead. I would recomment qemu.
>> It's only a PC emulator though.
>> dosbox is a better choice: it's a PC _and_ DOS emulator. You get a
>> straight command.com like prompt without the need to install a
>> complete operating system.
> Let me repeat. dosbox is dead. It depends on functionality that doesn't
> even exist on amd64 any more. It's not like you can't trivially obtain a
> DOS installation. Let's start with http://www.freedos.org/
doscmd != dosbox. DOSBox runs on amd64, and will even run on PPC and SPARC.
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