Re: [cc65] Atari "tgi" again :)

From: Greg King <>
Date: 2005-07-30 01:01:59
From: Ullrich von Bassewitz; on Date: July 24, 2005, at 10:32 AM -0400
> tgi_load() has several problems:
>  * ...
>  * Depending on the software, it often is better to let the user
>    specify the driver name by means of a config. file or similar.
>    That allows to replace the driver later without recompiling
>    the program.
>  * Because tgi_load() needs a table with all existing driver names,
>    an application using exactly one driver pays a high price
>    for nothing.
> My suggestion would be to choose a simple solution (use a standard
> drive or whatever), and mark the tgi_load() function as obsolete.

What is your current opinion about the joystick API's use of a default
driver filename (extern const char joy_stddrv[])?
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