Re: [cc65] CBM units

From: Groepaz <>
Date: 2010-02-21 00:10:25
On Samstag 20 Februar 2010, Ullrich von Bassewitz wrote:
> Hi!
> On Thu, Feb 04, 2010 at 12:53:16PM +0100, Groepaz wrote:
> > remember: you must check wether $ba is 0 .... and if so, the current
> > device is 8 (and not zero). you should also set $ba to 8 then :) (this is
> > the case after reset)
> Why do you think, 8 should be stored into $ba? Isn't it enough, to use a
>  drive number of 8 if $ba is zero? I cannot see a real reason to change the
>  value in $ba, since it's overwritten anyway by the next file operation.

its just the clean way to do it :) and you cant be sure what a - potentially 
modified/alternative - kernal uses it for, and how. personally i dont see a 
reason for not simply using $ba as the place to store the variable that keeps 
the current drive number :)


I have always wished that my computer would be as easy to use as my telephone. 
My wish has come true. I no longer know how to use my telephone. 
<Bjarne Stroustrup>

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