[fpc-pascal] variable declarations with 'absolute' syntax

Tomas Hajny XHajT03 at hajny.biz
Wed Oct 14 00:23:29 CEST 2015

On Wed, October 14, 2015 00:02, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
> On 2015-10-13 at 22:13, Michael Ring wrote:
>> There's a lot of use in embedded targets:
> Ah, thank you. Finally an answer I can understand. :)

The case of MS-DOS using it e.g. to provide direct access to the video
adapter memory ($B800:0000), low-level information maintained by BIOS
($40:xxx), etc., as already mentioned by someone else (Marco?) is in
principle the same as use cases relevant for embedded targets.


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