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  • Lance Edmonds
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    Well, almost half... you left out the code that parses $UDT 16.

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  • Michael Mattias
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    I'll do half the job, OK?:

    for $UDT 16
    Code:
     ' no changes
    MCM

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  • Lance Edmonds
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    Way cool! Please post the rest of the code required to implement it, and I'll ask R&D to merge it into the compiler ASAP.

    Thanks!



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  • Michael Mattias
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    Code:
    $UDT 16|32

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  • Lance Edmonds
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    This is also on the wish list, but it is not clear whether extending the UDT size can be done without trading off performance that would affect existing code.

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  • Request for added UDT size in next version of PB for DOS

    Subject line says it almost all.

    Is it practical to expand the size of a UDT to 32K instead of the
    current limit of 16K in rounded sizes?

    A lively discussion of dis and dat vs. compilers and so on for
    structs and whatever noted that 64K is even found elsewhere. I
    don't claim to know this at all personally, just ducked my head
    and silently slunk away when confronted by it from supposedly
    knowledgable folks much my superior at all this...

    If $STRING = 32 is practical, shouldn't a UDT max size be possible
    in that focus as well.

    It just hit me as wonderment thinking about the other thread I'd
    opened pn the mysteries of life in the world of how long your string
    can be that might be related to this as well. Just a thought here.

    Thanks


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