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Re: dosemu on Mac OSX?



I see, ya i agree dosemu would be the best way, but there hasn't been
a BSD port in in long time.



On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 10:15 PM, Halim Issa <yallaone@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi, and thanks for answering!
>
> I was hoping since OSX is BSD-based, that there perhaps were already a
> way to tweak the build to make it build there..
>
> The reason why we need dosemu rather than dosbox is that we've had
> trouble getting dosbox to map the LPT1 printer port to a virtual
> network-based printer in the past. On dosemu under Linux it's easy to
> map LPT1 to a cups printer queue set up as raw.
>
> The applications running in dosbox are a plethora of old custom
> Clipper applications (compiled with summer87) - it's all rather
> ancient..
>
>
> 2010/1/21 solarflow99 <solarflow99@xxxxxxxxx>:
>> I dont see how it can, dosemu hasnt been ported to OSX.  You can try
>> dosbox though, it emulates the x86 hardware in addition to DOS so it
>> can run across platforms.  What dos program are you looking to run?
>>
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 12:07 PM, Halim Issa <yallaone@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> Can anyone kindly confirm that dosemu runs and functions on MacOSX
>>> similar to how it works under Linux? Anything special to look out for?
>>>
>>> Thanks in advance for any insight or pointers
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