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INSTALLATION ON THE DOS PLATFORM WITH DJGPP
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Openssl has been ported to DOS, but only with long filename support. If
you wish to compile on native DOS with 8+3 filenames, you will have to
tweak the installation yourself, including renaming files with illegal
OpenSSL has been ported to DJGPP, a 32-bit run-time environment for
16-bit DOS, but only with long filename support. If you wish to
compile on native DOS with 8+3 filenames, you will have to tweak the
installation yourself, including renaming files with illegal
or duplicate names.
You should have a full DJGPP environment installed, including the
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Building openssl under DJGPP has been tested with DJGPP 2.03,
GCC 2.952, GCC 2.953, perl 5.005_02 and perl 5.006_01.
RUN-TIME CAVEAT LECTOR
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Quoting FAQ:
"Cryptographic software needs a source of unpredictable data to work
correctly. Many open source operating systems provide a "randomness
device" (/dev/urandom or /dev/random) that serves this purpose."
As of version 0.9.7f OpenSSL checks upon /dev/urandom$ for a 3rd party DOS
driver. One such driver implemented by Robert Rothenberg "Walking-Owl"
can be obtained from "http://www.funet.fi/pub/crypt/random/noise063.zip."

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