16bit code generation

Michael Karcher wine at mkarcher.dialup.fu-berlin.de
Sun Mar 22 09:11:54 CDT 2009

Am Sonntag, den 22.03.2009, 11:46 +0100 schrieb Tijl Coosemans:
> On Sunday 22 March 2009 04:00:16 Austin English wrote:
> > Wine supports 16 bit apps, just not as well as 32-bit. Dan had an
> > intern work on a 16 bit test suite
> > (http://code.google.com/p/win16test/), which can be used to test 16
> Yes, this is what I meant to refer to. AFAIK this test suite isn't part
> of Wine because it needs Open Watcom.
Yes. That's at least one reason.

> Now it seems gcc could be used (perhaps with some help from winegcc).
No, gcc cannot be used. gcc is not able to compile x86 16-bit code, it's
just as that can translate 16 bit assembler code.

  Michael Karcher

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