MSDOS Source code leaked
bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca
Thu Oct 12 11:33:13 CDT 2006
Jules Richardson wrote:
> That's interesting - given the evolution of both DOS and the IT
> industry, I'm surprised that at least parts weren't written in some
> other language (e.g. C) by the time version 6 came out.
How do we know it was not cross-assembled?
CP/M has a very interesting development history, so DOS may have.
With all the stuff I have seen on the web about old OS's,
source code is not the only thing needed. How it was bootstraped
on the original computer is important too.
>> Better grab the tools too - linker asembler ect.
> Nah, Freedos works just fine for everything I've so far tried it for...
Alas I got to use Crap-dows for internet and a few games.
PS. I hindsite why did they not have the time of day clock set to some
rational freq like 30 HZ?
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