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Re: [FILE] Play command

From: Yoshinori K. Okuji
Subject: Re: [FILE] Play command
Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2005 10:20:05 +0200
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On Wednesday 13 July 2005 23:08, Vincent Pelletier wrote:
> It might require some [f|s]scanf function, and I don't think it is
> welcome in the core just because it is used in such peripheral function.
> I thought first about using such format, because it's way easier to
> edit... But I finally resigned. Maybe a fscanf function could be added
> in this module, then moved in the core if it turns out to be useful.

There is no rule that you must add POSIX-like functions into the kernel. It is 
also fine to have libc.mod, if necessary.

> > Is it possible to share this code?  We need it for VGA and now for
> > play, we will need it more often for other code which we will write in
> > the future.
> Maybe could they be added to kern/i386/pc/startup.S .

No. startup.S should be used only if you must use real mode. In this case, we 
use protected mode, so you should add these functions into a C file or a 
header. Defining them in a header makes sense, because they are inline 


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