Mail Archives: djgpp/1997/12/14/18:48:05

From: Ryan McGee <don't AT spam DOT me>
Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
Subject: Re: How to write to far pointer directly
Date: Sun, 14 Dec 1997 15:52:38 -0600
Organization: InLink Communications Company
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Is that faster or slower than using _farpokeb?

RDM AT inlink DOT com

krizz wrote:

> ex. for the vga addr.
> char *video;
> __djgpp_nearptr_enable();
> video=(char*) (__djgpp_conventional_base+0xa0000);
> K. Chung wrote:
> > Hi,
> >         Does anyone how to write to the far pointer address directly
> > without using the _farpoke function group or hacking it to near pointer?

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