[TUHS] Debugging help sought
athornton at gmail.com
Fri Aug 7 09:41:41 AEST 2020
Here's the output of "size," which doesn't tell me much....I think. Unless
in v7 data has to be under 32K rather than 64K? Surely not, right? (The
data segment is 32K of main memory for FORTH, plus some for the startup
Forth script, plus a bit for the line buffer and some miscellaneous pointer
$ size forth.o
7580+34034+0 = 41614b = 0121216b
On Thu, Aug 6, 2020 at 9:24 AM Larry McVoy <lm at mcvoy.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 06, 2020 at 12:19:49PM -0400, Paul Winalski wrote:
> > On 8/6/20, Larry McVoy <lm at mcvoy.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Isn't Adam working on v7? If so, not so great error messages are
> > > sort of understood, it was early times. They got better.
> > >
> > Unix *was* a research project in those days, wasn't it? It's easy to
> > forget that these days.
> I think we also sometimes forget how small 64K was. Terseness wasn't
> a choice.
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