[Coco] OS-9 environment variables?
gene.heskett at verizon.net
Thu Apr 16 21:53:49 EDT 2009
On Thursday 16 April 2009, Willard Goosey wrote:
>On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 05:02:51PM -0500, Allen Huffman wrote:
>> >getenv() and setenv() in the cgfx library read/write "environment
>> >variables" from /dd/sys/env.file
>> Willard shoots and scores! I did not know CGFX had those calls, though
>> during my CoCO days, I have never heard of getenv() and setenv().
>> Is that the stock Tandy version of CGFX, or the third party one?
>Someday I'll learn to check my facts before I open my mouth an insert
>my foot. :-(
>They're getenv() and putenv() in CGFX7. I've never actually used the
>original cgfx. ;-) I just assumed they were in the stock one.
>I've used getenv(). The docs say putenv() writes back to the file,
>but I haven't tried it.
>A cheer for Mike Sweet, who added all the stuff that should have been
>in CGFX in the first place!
Amen. I just wish Mike and I got along better.
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