Working on "DOS" VGA.
chris.kcat at gmail.com
Sun Apr 4 06:03:47 CDT 2010
On Sunday 04 April 2010 3:41:00 am Marcus Meissner wrote:
> Yes, but those INT21 calls are in Win16 protected mode, not DOS real mode.
> And VXD ... I doubt anything uses it.
Back in the Win95 era, I remember libnet having a DOS network driver that
hooked into winsock.vxd. It allowed a DOS app (compiled with DJGPP) to use
Windows' winsock driver when run under Windows. I remember that because I
thought it was the best thing ever, since I only had DJGPP and wasn't
interested in Win32 programming (and even if I could, I don't think MinGW was
But beyond that, couldn't a pure DOS app launch a Win32 exe, and have that
program run like a normal Windows app? How would that work if the app is run
under DOSBox or similar?
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