[fpc-pascal]chdir problem? -- 2nd request

XHajT03 at mbox.vol.cz XHajT03 at mbox.vol.cz
Sat Jan 6 19:12:01 CET 2001

From:           	James_Wilson at i2.com
Subject:        	Re: [fpc-pascal]chdir problem? -- 2nd request
To:             	fpc-pascal at deadlock.et.tudelft.nl
Date sent:      	Fri, 5 Jan 2001 11:51:41 -0500
Send reply to:  	fpc-pascal at deadlock.et.tudelft.nl

> No permanent dir? Huh? I can jump to a DOS prompt, type CD\dirname and
> have the command interpreter change directories for me. I don't
> understand how that could wreak any havoc.

 CD is an internal command within the command interpreter, no 
external program.

> > It's not a brokennes, it's a feature. DOS is broken in
> > this respect, pal.
> I suppose it's a matter of perspective. Personally, if I issue a chdir
> command I'd like to have it actually change the directory, buddy.

 The directory _is_ changed - but it's changed within you program, 
not within its parent process.


More information about the fpc-pascal mailing list