. Re: cross-stack globals, also, file inclusion

Rob Cozens rcozens at pon.net
Sat Oct 25 17:13:21 EDT 2003


>Transcript already allows a rich representation of values and is 
>suitable for representing values to be configured as structures or 
>whatever for system calls.

OK, Dar, show me and I will grovel in mortification...especially if 
it involves Boxes.rev:

The first argument to the Mac Interapplication Communication Toolbox 
function, PPCOpen, is a pointer to a PPCOpen parameter block which 
includes (at specified byte offsets)...

	The address of a completion routine
	A pointer to a PPCPortRec structure
	A pointer to a LocationNameRec structure
	resFlag, a SignedByte
	networkVisible, a boolean [in Mac OS System format]

Other PPC functions need to see pointers to pointers, Str32s, and 
values in binary & real formats, integer & longInt arrays.

Show me how to define a PPCOpen parameter block in Transcript, and I 
will be even more impressed with your skills & wisdom than I am 
already.

...and notice, I didn't even ask you to address the issue of passing 
a pointer as an argument.   :{`)
-- 

Rob Cozens
CCW, Serendipity Software Company
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"And I, which was two fooles, do so grow three;
Who are a little wise, the best fooles bee."

from "The Triple Foole" by John Donne (1572-1631)


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