[Wine] Enabling 16bit DOS on MAC?

Charles Davis cdavis at mymail.mines.edu
Tue Mar 29 21:11:00 CDT 2011

On 3/29/11 7:59 PM, James McKenzie wrote:
> On 3/29/11, doh123 <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
>> DOSBox is the best way to run DOS programs... on Macs or many other OSes.
> You know, the OP never told us what program was needed.
> How about it?  Some programs look like they need DOS, but really are
> command line Windows16,
There's no such thing. In 16-bit Windows, DOS *was* the command line.
That's why the Windows version of ipconfig (winipcfg) was a graphical
program, and not a command-line one. (Raymond Chen explained it in his
blog, "The Old New Thing".)
> and will need a specially built version of
> Wine if you are using Leopard.
Or, you could just apply the linker patch I made.


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