[OpenBIOS] [PATCH 5/10] Add draw-rectangle to the display package

Mark Cave-Ayland mark.cave-ayland at siriusit.co.uk
Mon Aug 15 13:57:36 CEST 2011

On 10/08/11 16:35, William Hahne wrote:

> I am not sure if it is officially part of any specification. BootX
> doesn't even assume that it was there and attempted to add its own
> "draw-rectangle" word, but unfortunately the method it uses to add words
> to packages doesn't work with OpenBIOS. Just adding draw-rectangle
> seemed like a much simpler and safer solution than changing the way
> device packages work. Also from what I could see it looked like a
> serious rewrite might be necessary just to get one small edge case to work.

Ah I see - so the real bug is that OpenBIOS can't add the word 
correctly? Do you have any DEBUG_CIF traces so we can determine the 
Forth being sent to OpenBIOS and come up with a fix for that?



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