Re: Another file question (PET)

From: Marko Mäkelä (
Date: 2002-11-18 15:13:40

On Mon, Nov 18, 2002 at 01:39:44PM +0100, Ullrich von Bassewitz wrote:
> I've found another problem I don't know how to handle: It seems that the PETs
> have quite a different kernal jump table. Some routines that the later models
> have, namely SETLFS and SETNAM are missing. How am I supposed to open a file
> without these functions? Is writing directly to the zero page my only option?

Yes, I think so.  Also beware of the functions OPEN, CLOSE and maybe others:
they do some stuff for the BASIC interpreter.  You must call the core of these
routines directly (the cbmlink source code works for BASIC 4.x machines, but
not necessarily for the 3000 series).


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