[fpc-pascal] documentation for file handling, reset, rewrite, errors?

Ken G. Brown kbrown at mac.com
Wed Feb 11 18:02:48 CET 2009


At 9:37 AM +0100 2/11/09, Michael Van Canneyt apparently wrote:
>On Tue, 10 Feb 2009, Ken G. Brown wrote:
>> I cannot seem to find the good docs for the file handling routines assign, rewrite and reset in the pdf's that came with fpc-2.2.2. Where might the best ones be?
>> I have:
>> User's Manual.pdf
>> Units Reference Guide.pdf
>Normally, the routines are documented here.

Ah, ok, I was searching for Reset and in the Units Reference Guide it oddly comes up #23 in the list. I didn't happen to catch it that far down.
This is what I was looking for.

Ken G. Brown

> > Programmer's Manual.pdf
>> Language Reference Guide.pdf
>> Free Component Library.pdf
>> Compiler Switches.pdf
> > Code Documented.pdf


> > I've found an example of writing to a pipe using assignlst (f,'|/usr/bin/lpr -m'); that seems to sorta work,
>> from here: <http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=656110>, 2nd message.
>> Is that a good way to do output to a printer?
>On linux/unix there is no other reliable way.
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