[Proj] Slightly off subject
hamish_nospam at yahoo.com
Wed Feb 9 00:11:41 EST 2005
> Several years ago I used to distribute proj as an .exe file so one
> could at least use the system on M$ systems without having to go
> through the transportation/compilation problems.
> I have 98 on one of my systems and one can still get to a DOS command
> line and thus could still use something like lproj.exe. But I got
> curious about the latest (NT?) and stopped by the local Staples to see
> if I could find a DOS entry on their demo machines. No such luck. I
> asked a salesman about it and wasn't sure he even knew what I was
> talking about.
> My question is: can one do command line operations on the latest M$
> OS's? That is, have a "terminal" screen?
Yes. open a "run command" window with Start->Run (or something like
that) or with apple-R. Enter "command" for the venerable command.com or
better yet run "cmd" for a more useful term. Rumors of command line
completion with the latter even.
Besides cygwin, djgpp used to be pretty good for compiling Win32 command
> Sorry, I know this must be heresy to some and incomprehensible to
Introducing people to the benefits of high quality free software without
making them take radical steps to do so ain't so bad in my book.
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