Memory access... - and: RunError

Peter Gerwinski peter at gerwinski.de
Wed Aug 5 17:23:29 CEST 1998


Frank Heckenbach wrote:
> Orlando Llanes wrote:
> > [...] How can I access mroe than 8MB
> > while keeping compatible with the GPC Pointer type? [...]
> 
> Looks like a DPMI configuration issue. I just ran the following program
> in DosEmu succesfully, after I increased the DPMI memory size (in DosEmu,
> that's as simple as setting "dpmi 32768" in /etc/dosemu.conf, but I don't
> know how this is done in native Dos): [...]

Section 15 (especially subsection 15.3) of the DJGPP FAQ list covers
this question.

> BTW, (Peter:) BP accepts "RunError" without an argument, so GPC should
> allow that, too. However, BP gives a "Runtime Error 0" then, which I don't
> like very much, since the exit status 0 usually means success. So, GPC
> should probably use some other error code...

Which one?

    Peter

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