Re: Subtle difference in CBM DOS

From: Greg King <>
Date: Sat, 25 May 2013 18:09:05 -0400
Message-id: <ECC0C0084EB2445DB4EB4CE7A925BDE6@Kaiser>
From: "A. Fachat"; on Saturday, May 25, 2013; at 10:34 AM -0400
> While writing a test case for our XD2031 firmware, I found a subtle
> difference in DOS2.6's U1/2 parameter handling compared to DOS2.7's.
> Obviously, a
> PRINT#1,"U2:",2,0,1,1
> statement works on only DOS2.7, and not on 2.6?
> Can you confirm that?

DOS 2.7's command-line buffer is 17 bytes longer than DOS 2.6's buffer.

[The docs. are wrong.  Don't use commas or TAB() in PRINT# statements; unless, you openned a file on the screen device.]

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