Re: [cc65] Apple II Libraries

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From: Groepaz (
Date: 2003-05-06 00:37:55

On Tuesday 06 May 2003 00:32, Ullrich von Bassewitz wrote:

> The standard has an explicit notation for "no information available". The
> following paragraph is from ISO/IEC 9899:1999 (E), "The clock
> function":

ooohhhh, didnt remember that :)

> Unfortunately, neither returning zero nor returning -1 is really useful.


> It would be difficult to come up with a matching CLOCKS_PER_SEC value, so I
> don't think it's a good idea. It's ok to provide this (or a replacement)
> function as part of Contiki, but I don't think it's suitable for cc65,
> which aims to be standards compliant.


> Loadable modules have a high overhead for small programs, because they need
> the heap functions (and eventually the POSIX file i/o), so while this would
> be possible, it is sub optimal.

yeah, but if its really the way that those "clock cards" exist in several 
variations and stuff, it sounds like loadable modules are the only good way 
to support them (rather than statically linking a whole bunch of different 
versions of a program)

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