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Re: doscmd status?
On Mon Dec 27 2010 at 23:03:39 +0100, 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/
I like dosbox since I can install a package, unzip dune2 and be playing
within 2 minutes. If someone bundles qemu so that all the same stuff JFW
I'll not care, but until that happens I consider dosbox very much alive.
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