Andreas K. Foerster
AKFoerster at nikocity.de
Sun Aug 5 08:20:31 CEST 2001
On Fri, Aug 03, 2001 at 07:58:37PM +0200, Thomas Schatzl wrote:
> WindMinY and WindMaxY. They're exported to the interface section of the unit
> The WindMax variable is there for .... umm .... historical reasons.
I try to write progs, which are portable between Linux and Windows.
Under Linux the screensize isn't always the same.
> > Oh, I have a slow machine and it is definitly slow under Windows. Not
> > only in a window, but also in fullscreen-mode!
> Yes, it might be (also gfx driver dependant). Otoh I can't feel the
> difference on a PII/366 notebook with crappy gfx card and W2k for all
> applications so far. [If they're not written like benchmarks, e.g. redrawing
> the whole screen because one character changed]
I meant, it's much slower under Windows compared to Linux.
But okay, you are right, that's not that important.
[help for porting from TP to FPC]
> I do agree with you here. Though I can't find the 'many empty functions' in
> the current (1.1) crt (exactly two: nosound() and textmode() where the first
Okay, I also looked into some other source codes.
The most extreme is - of course - the DOS unit for Linux.
The suggestion was just meant as an additional aid.
> Porting from TP to FPC / GO32V2 is usually done with recompiling
> (considering it's pascal code) - I don't think that porting to another OS
> from TP is possible as easily at all.
Oh, I was surprised how easy it is to port console progs to Linux.
> The TP RTL is too much DOS dependant for this task imo.
I don't think so. Except of the DOS unit and perhaps the Graph unit.
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