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by ntmtk
Sat Jan 14, 2006 12:19 am
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: Open Watcom C++
Replies: 5
Views: 3697

loki1985 wrote:turbo c is a DOS compiler....
Of course it is and it is used by various projects because of the lack of a good 16 bit compiler in the gnu compiler collection. I don't want to discuss such basics here. Have you ever written some protected mode startup code ?
by ntmtk
Fri Jan 13, 2006 6:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: Open Watcom C++
Replies: 5
Views: 3697

Open Watcom C++

I do not agree. In fact the watcom compiler optimizes very aggressively. But you have to choose the right options and your code must be ansi c(++) compliant, e.g. volatile variables must be marked with the volatile keyword etc. The compiler is not reponsible for wrong optimization settings or bad co...
by ntmtk
Tue Jan 10, 2006 8:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: Open Watcom C++
Replies: 5
Views: 3697

Open Watcom C++

Hello ! I want to suggest to add open watcom c++ to the reactos toolchain, because I think both projects can benefit from each other. I know the GNU compiler is well suited for operating system development, but still lacks some features like structured exception handling and is simply not the compil...