[fpc-pascal]Calling intr from Windows
fsl at centroin.com.br
Fri Mar 15 02:49:12 CET 2002
> > The Win32 API has a call to use DOS and BIOS interrupts. I Thought the
> > DOS unit on these systems should have used this call. So there are two
> > functions (intr and msdos) on the DOS unit for Win32 that do not work
> > at all?
> Is there really something like "Win32 API" (I mean a consistent set
> of interface functions working everywhere, where that API is
> supposedly supported)? ;-)))
There's something that is published as "Win32 API". You can download the
docs from microsoft.com. :)
> I'm no Win32 kean myself, but I'm almost
> sure there's no function to use DOS and BIOS interrupts under
Of course this does not exists on NT (2000 and XP being just NT 5.x).
But this exists for Windows 95/98/ME.
> Anyway - Intr and MsDos functions are only present in the Dos unit
> for Win32 to keep interface parts of the Dos unit identical across
> supported platforms. They do absolutely nothing, as you can see from
> that unit's sources.
If they do nothing how could they generate crashes on some of my test?
s, Fernando Lozano
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