Borland C++-5.5 (free) compiler does not install(?)

g.patel at g.patel at
Thu Apr 5 10:12:10 CDT 2001

On Thu, 05 Apr 2001 09:48:09 +0300, Teemu Hiltunen
<teemu.hiltunen at> wrote:

>I'm trying to install Borland C++ 5.5 free compiler into my RH7 Linux 
>box but I can't get it to work. Running the installer brings a blank 
>dialog with "Prev", "Next" and "Cancel" buttons but nothing more.. and 
>pressing the buttons doesn't do anything and the dialog doesn't close. I 
>waited for more than 15 minutes (I read it in FAQ somewhere..) but still 
>nothing happens. From Wine application database I found out that Borland 
>C++ should work with Wine.. or am I wrong?

Check it again. You may find that it was Bc 3.1.

>And even if I get BC++ 5.5 installed on Linux will it mean that I can 
>develop Win32 applications with it?

I don't think so. Bc 5.5 has a bug that prevents it to run under
Wine currently. That's the kind of feature that the  Wine project
often rejects.


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