Re: Borland Help Needed

From: Eric Jones (
Date: 05/01/99

At 4/30/99 10:50 PM, you wrote:
>On Fri, 30 Apr 1999, Drew Johnston wrote:
>>Does anyone have any detailed instructions, or at least some help for
>>compiling circle 3, patch level 15 on borland 4.5? Any help would be
>You can't.
>Borland C++ 4.5 was a Windows 3.1 compiler and quoting from the README:
>        "DOS and Windows 3.x will never be supported."
>If you can get it working, feel free to send us patches.  The only
>limitation to that is we will not rename the files to the 8.3 standard nor
>will we accept gross hacks.  So don't just get it working, make it look
>pretty too.
>George Greer

It is possible to compile using Borland C/C++ 4.53 and Win9x.  All you
really have to do is do an IMPLIB on wsock32.dll to get a workable winsock
library to link to.

Using Borland c/c++ 4.53 and Win3x, however, will not work.  It must be win9x.
Eric Jones +++
"Barbarus hic ego sum, qui non intelligor illis." - OVID
Running and building CircleMUD under Win32.

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