Mail Archives: djgpp/1999/03/19/10:07:13.1

From: "Andrew Davidson" <andrew AT lemure DOT freeserve DOT co DOT uk>
Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
Subject: Allegro interrupts in ASM
Date: Fri, 19 Mar 1999 12:00:41 -0000
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Does anyone know if the asm() function disables interrupts before passing
control over to the given code? I am executing machine code stored in memory
but am passing the address of this memory to a one line assembler routine
which calls the machine code. This all seems to work well but when I try and
set up an interrupt using Allegro's install_int_ex() function it totally
fails to occur.

On a similar note, how much can I realistically do within one of these
interrupts? I'd ideally like to redraw an entire 320x200 screen. Does
Allegro's interrupt handler disable all interrupts on entering the function
passed to install_int_ex() and enable them when its finished?

Thanks for your time,

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