Re: [Circle] [System] Dos

From: RHS Linux User (
Date: 11/14/96

> > > I have a favor to ask for anyone.  I have a friend who wants to start a 
> > > mud (not on the NET yet!)  And he wants a DOS copy.  Would anyone kindly 
> > > send me a DOS (already compiled) version of CircleMUD for my friend?  I 
> > > myself would be most gracious.  I cant compile a copy for him because I 
> > > am running linux, so I figured someone out their MAY have a copy he 
> > > could have.
> > I don't think there is a copy of CircleMUD for DOS. However, there is a
> > compiler called DJGPP, available at ..
> > it's a port of GCC. I've used it, it's not too bad.. with some
> > modifications CircleMUD might work for it.
> > 
> > Keep in mind I've never tried this, so I haven't a clue if it'll work.
> It Won't.
> P.S. Not trying to be pessimestic, it truly won't work.  The OS ITSELF has
> to support IP packets and the like to run a mud, DOS itself is mainly a
> filesystem...

There's supposedly some new version of Novell DOS that has IP packet 
support... either coming soon, or already out.  This is just something I 
heard in passing... I'm sure it'll implement BSD-type sockets like 
everything else does, so it should be compatible.

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