Bug 2131 - 16-bit support?

Alexandre Julliard julliard at winehq.org
Sun May 8 11:34:17 CDT 2005

Shachar Shemesh <wine-devel at shemesh.biz> writes:

> A real PE file has an NE header, which has a MZ header. Usually, these
> headers just tell whoever is trying to run the application that this
> is a 32 bit application. One can, however, generate a DLL which is
> both a 32 and a 16 bit DLL.

No, there's no way to do that, PE and NE are mutually exclusive. You
could generate a DLL that is also a DOS binary but that's not very

> I'm with you on this one, but if the Windows loader can do the 16/32
> separation and we can't we may need to fix that.

The Windows loader can't do it either.

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at winehq.org

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