[Coco] Weird errors
chawks at dls.net
Sat Sep 16 12:02:11 EDT 2006
Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Saturday 16 September 2006 09:29, Boisy Pitre wrote:
>> After looking at the xmode.asm source and examining the compatibility
>> issue that has plagued users of tmode, I am considering a different
>> approach than the one I expressed in the email below. Specifically,
>> I am considering resurrecting the old tmode/xmode utilities and
>> renaming the current "new syntax" tmode/xmode to some variant, such
>> as tmode2/xmode2 and including those as part of an enhanced utilities
>> package that would also include things like bawk and other commands.
>> This utility package would be downloadable as a separate disk image
>> alongside NitrOS-9.
> Given the trouble this has caused, including for me, I vote for the above
> scenario. Those that need it can still get it, but via this method, all
> the legacy stuff runs again by default. In re xmode, iirc there is an
> original, and a more all-encompassing version that covered the windows
> related stuff and expanded on the rs-232 controls. Syntacticly compatible
> with the original for those options the original covered, I'd vote for the
> second edition of xmode to be the one restored. I don't know if there was
> an expanded tmode or not, never having encounterd it or a need for it that
> I know about now.
Gene, are you thinking of exmode?? I have it on my AT306 (OS9-68000,
running from Compactflash), and ISTR there was one for Level 2 as well.
Maybe exmode and etmode as the new versions.
Christopher R. Hawks
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