I did it in Turbo C 2.0
> The reason I'm asking is, I want to buy a compiler to do my own MS-DOS
> building. In particular, I have this fantasy: Python, built for an HP-95LX's
> System Manager, in the multi-taskable .EXM format, to execute out of the
> ramdisk image. This would cut the memory requirements in half, and allow
> hot-keying between python and (e.g.) Freja. If I get that much done, then
> I'd like to dabble with trying to teach the MS-DOS Python to handle packages
> in overlays the way the Unix Python does foomodule.o.
> Then if I could just get a custom prom burnt, with Python and all its
> packages in place of Lotus 123....
The biggest problem I ran into was the lack of memory - Python is something
of a hog (sorry Guido). Borland hasn't seen fit to include a decent 32-bit
extender with their compiler, so I'm thinking of porting the latest version
to someone else's compiler with full 32-bit data space.
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