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

Teemu Hiltunen teemu.hiltunen at
Fri Apr 6 00:34:37 CDT 2001

Okay, thank you! Have you or anyone else had any luck with DJGPP+Win32 
stuff in Wine? Or is there any chance to develop Win32 applications on Wine?


g.patel at wrote:

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

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