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Re: msdos/win port

Taco Hoekwater <> writes:

> The only thing that never crashes is tex, and that's probably because 
> tex starts with malloc(8Mb) or something similar instead of fetching 
> memory as needed. Final point I can think of: memory from malloc() is
> _not_ zeroed by Win95.


AFAIK there are RSX command line options to prealllocate memory in
advance (-Rm) and to zero the heap (-Rz). You can find a description
of these switches (including some remarks of problems with DOS-boxes 
under Windoze 3.11) in the file install.txt of the EMXRSX package.