[futurebasic] Re: [FB] FB^3 Toolbox HANDANDHAND

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From: Chris Stasny <staz@...>
Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 10:47:27 -0500
>Here's the FB^3 compiler error and the statement I wrote:
>Error: Missing End ')' Fix it...
>In file tcgi.:A_UTILITIES.INCL at line 131 in HANDNHAND, Code=131440
>*osErr% = FN HANDANDHAND(aHndl&*,bHndl&)

>Line 308 in "Tlbx Standard.INCL" says
>toolbox fn HandAndHand(long) = long `0x205F,0xA9E4,0xC188
>However Think Reference says
>iErr := HandAndHand ( srcHandle, destHandle );
>Now here's the $64,000 question--
>Can I just change the line in Tlbx Standard.INCL to make it precisely
>compatible with the Mac Toolbox? The trapword is 0xA9E4. iErr is a
>SHORT. Would the 100% compatible toolbox call be this?
>toolbox fn HandAndHand(long, long) = short `0xA9E4
>Or do I need to give it a new name because other places in the
>runtime use what looks to be this non-standard handandhand call? That
>seems inconvenient. It used to be right in FBII. I really would
>rather not muck about in the runtime.

I'll work on it.


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