From: Rhialto (rhialto_at_azenomei.knuffel.net)
Date: 2002-11-20 17:35:47
On Wed 20 Nov 2002 at 00:31:32 +0100, Andre Fachat wrote: > With this method some BASIC programs determine the kernal version > and modify some variable values for zeropage locations etc. A trick for BASIC programs that wish to distinguish between old and new basic is to PEEK() some location in the BASIC interpreter. The old basic interpreter always returned 0 for PEEK() between some addresses, corresponding to the BASIC interpreter. PEEK(50003) was a popular location I think, because in the new basic it contains 1. > Andre -Olaf. -- ___ Olaf 'Rhialto' Seibert -- The evil eye is caused by the black \X/ rhialto/at/xs4all.nl -- tongue - Tom Poes, "Het boze oog", 4456. Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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