From: Jim Brain (brain_at_jbrain.com)
Date: 2008-01-11 17:57:56
Craig Taylor wrote: > To get around some of the issues: > > - Allow drive letters 0-9. Reserve 0 for the root file system. Drive 9 > for a 'temporary' file system. > Just a note that 'drive' 0, for compatibility reasons with many programs, must be defined as the "current" drive. So many apps did "open1,8,2,"0:Filename,s,w" or similar that you can't use 0 for anything else. > - Implement a CD command that would map to changing drive 9 to be the > default drive number with the 'ci''d relative to the current drive > number. Set the default drive number to 9 when used. > This could work. > (It may be easier to look at drive 0 as current, and drive 9 as root). > CMD drives do this. All drive partitions get a non-zero number, and the current active partition is also mirrored as "0". > This way people get their 'cd' commands yet the drive letter combos > still work. It also allows for sub-sub directories which I could see my > original concept having issues with. (You'ld have to issue something > along the lines of : ci1:=2:image.d64 to change drive 1 to image.d64 > that's under drive 2... or some other strange syntax). > True, very good point. Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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