Re: [cc65] Common macros for dirent.d_type

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Date: 2012-07-05 12:50:04
On 2012-07-04, at 22:37, Oliver Schmidt wrote:
> - I think I understood from your discussion that both USR and PRG
> files can be read successfully without fiddling with '_filetype' -
> correct?
> - So the question is what type of file is created on writing a file.
> What does 'S' do? From what I understand here it creates PRG files.
> But what's the difference to 'P' then?

S is SEQ file. The type, which is supposed to store SEQuential _data_ as opposed to PRoGrams (PRG). The fact is that people use(d) PRG files also for data because PRG files can be LOAD(ed) by KERNAL, which is noticeably faster.

USeR (USR) files were indeed practically not used by anyone.

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