[OpenBIOS] Found out why replacing '\r' with '\n' works

Segher Boessenkool segher at kernel.crashing.org
Tue Apr 19 05:27:57 CEST 2016

On Mon, Apr 18, 2016 at 11:21:51PM -0400, Programmingkid wrote:
> >> With my patch I saw mostly the same thing except there was also a message that said "this image is not for this platform". I think this proves that the '\r' to '\n' patch is needed.
> > 
> > [ long lines ]
> > 
> > You need at least four things:
> > - You need to EVALUATE the boot script per line, not as one string;
> How do you decide when to end a line? 

When there is an end-of-line character, or you reach the end of the script.

> > - CARRET should indeed be treated as end-of-line, for that;
> Do you mean ^ ? I don't remember any carret characters in the script.

That is a caret.  CARRET is an OF word, it is the ASCII 13 character.
"Carriage return".

> > - Return stack in interpret mode;
> > - Structure words in interpret mode.  That is at least
> > 
> I think it would be easier if I was sent a patch. The forth code for Mac OS 9.2 is located in a file called "Mac OS ROM". Just let me know if you need help obtaining this file. 

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Thanks, but no, of course I have it.


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