Guide: Getting DJGPP

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The best place to get DJGPP from is from a friend. If someone you know has a copy, ask them if they'll let you copy it. There are no license fees for DJGPP, so you can copy it and give it away all you want. Beware, however, that you may not be getting the latest version, and parts may be missing.

Aside from an obliging comrade, the primary distribution of djgpp is through and its mirrors. It is available via FTP, HTTP, and RSYNC. The primary FTP site is, but check out for a better site or other method of getting DJGPP.

You can also purchase DJGPP on cd-rom from the Free Software Foundation, authors of gcc and other GNU programs. Send e-mail to for more information, or see

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