[fedora-india] Installing bin86

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Thu Aug 13 05:06:56 UTC 2009

On 08/13/2009 10:29 AM, sankarshan wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 10:19 AM, sankarshan<foss.mailinglists at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 8:42 AM, Ankur Sinha<sanjay.ankur at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I haven't been able to find it in the repos or the pkgdb.
>> There is. however, dev86.i586 : A real mode 80x86 assembler and linker
>> if it helps.
> Thanks to Rahul and Kushal for pointing out that I had no idea what I
> was talking about :)
> Or, in other words, short of downloading bin86 from the source (or,
> perhaps packaging and, maintaining it) you won't get it in Fedora.
> Sorry about the noise.

bin86 has been obsoleted by dev86 in all distributions. So it might
actually be might be what you want. If you really really want the old
binary, building one shouldn't take a long time. Let me know if that is
the case.


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