| On 31.12.2017 18:47, Paul S. Person wrote:
|| On Mon, 25 Dec 2017 19:29:42 +0100, pez <***@gmail.com| wrote:
|| I know that there is an installation program per hosting operating
|| system and thus I am wondering what is the purpose of that separate
|| "Host Operating Systems" selection during "Specific Installation".
|| Would you, please, suggest a reason for that?
| So far as I know, the installers are all identical.
| You download the one you want/are able to run.
| You install for whatever host(s) (and target(s)) you want.
| IIRC, this made sense when I had, for example, a dual-boot OS/2 & DOS
| system and wanted to install OW for both and had a dial-up connection,
| as it saved a long download.
- Dear Mr. Person,
Thank you for your suggestion.
Yes, indeed, this make some sense, but meanwhile I read the last
three paragraphs of page 8 of "OW Fortran 77 Getting Started", v1.8,
pdf Documentation, from which I can conclude now that, during
"Selective Installation", someone can usefully add from the offered
Hosts all those Operating Systems which may coexist in the same