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Resource Workshop Upgrading - further question


2006-05-12 06:23:56 PM
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"David" < XXXX@XXXXX.COM >wrote:
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Jogy < XXXX@XXXXX.COM >wrote:
>>
>>Unfortunately it's all 16 bit!
>>
>>It was an app that I inherrited - and carried on with.
>>
>>Is it stll possible to transfer to BC5.02 without a rewrite?
>>
>>Regards
>>
>>David
>>
>
>Yes, BC5.02 is the last compiler which has support for building
>16-bit applications (but be warned, if by any chance it is
>16-bit DOS application using overlays, the 16-bit linker in BC5.02
>is broken and does not produce correct overlayed executable)
>
>If it is 16-bit OWL application, and is intended to be used under
>Windows XP, I'll still suggest to go the upgrade path:
>BC45 ->BC5.02 ->32-bit OWL ->OWLNext ->new compiler
>
>I have written a short page about the full upgrade path
>for OWL1.0 applications:
>owlnext.sourceforge.net/article13.htm
>
>
>Jogy
>
>
>

I'll look into it.

Cheers

David



 
 

Re:Resource Workshop Upgrading - further question

"David" < XXXX@XXXXX.COM >wrote:
Quote

"David" < XXXX@XXXXX.COM >wrote:
>
>Jogy < XXXX@XXXXX.COM >wrote:
>>>
>>>Unfortunately it's all 16 bit!
>>>
>>>It was an app that I inherrited - and carried on with.
>>>
>>>Is it stll possible to transfer to BC5.02 without a rewrite?
>>>
>>>Regards
>>>
>>>David
>>>
>>
>>Yes, BC5.02 is the last compiler which has support for building
>>16-bit applications (but be warned, if by any chance it is
>>16-bit DOS application using overlays, the 16-bit linker in BC5.02
>>is broken and does not produce correct overlayed executable)
>>
>>If it is 16-bit OWL application, and is intended to be used under
>>Windows XP, I'll still suggest to go the upgrade path:
>>BC45 ->BC5.02 ->32-bit OWL ->OWLNext ->new compiler
>>
>>I have written a short page about the full upgrade path
>>for OWL1.0 applications:
>>owlnext.sourceforge.net/article13.htm
>>
>>
>>Jogy
>>
>>
>>
>
>I'll look into it.
>
>Cheers
>
>David
>
>
>Sorry hit the return after enting e-mail address - bit of a pain!
Jogy
The app in question is using the Borland Database Engine, in the dBase format - how far will this upgrade?
Regards
David