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

Tarl Neustaedter tarl-b2 at tarl.net
Fri Aug 19 23:41:33 CEST 2011

On 2011-Aug-19 14:28 , Mark Cave-Ayland wrote:
> So looking at the OpenBIOS code I can see that active-package! not 
> only changes the active-package value, but also switches in the 
> private wordlist for that package. I wonder how OBP does it? I can 
> only assume that there is a hook in the dictionary search routine 
> which interrogates the private wordlist first based upon the current 
> value of active-package.

My recollection (I'm on vacation and away from my sources) is that 
"current-device" and "push-package" are the openboot ways of playing 
with the current package. I have a vague recollection that 
"current-device" is a use-actions word, and the set action does 
something more than merely store the value.

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