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by saimo
Mon Jan 16, 2012 6:59 pm
Forum: General AmigaOS
Topic: Serious shell compatibility issue introduced by update 4
Replies: 9
Views: 2731

Re: Serious shell compatibility issue introduced by update 4

@tonyw & ssolie While I fully agree with you that undocumented features should not be relied upon, I beg you to consider that breaking something that used to work consistently, with potentially dangerous effects, in absence of a superior and important reason, is simply not wise. Just, f.ex., imagine...
by saimo
Sun Jan 15, 2012 10:04 am
Forum: General AmigaOS
Topic: Serious shell compatibility issue introduced by update 4
Replies: 9
Views: 2731

Re: Serious shell compatibility issue introduced by update 4

We've been through this before. Your syntax "if <flag>" is undefined and thus liable to change. The "If" statement demands a comparison, not a single value to test. I think you mean 'if <flag> NE "" ' I did not know this had already been discussed before. The point is that previously that statement...
by saimo
Sat Jan 14, 2012 5:15 pm
Forum: General AmigaOS
Topic: Serious shell compatibility issue introduced by update 4
Replies: 9
Views: 2731

Serious shell compatibility issue introduced by update 4

I don't have much time/energies, so I'll be very short. Before update 4, a script like: .key FLAG/S If <FLAG> Dir EndIf would execute the Dir command when the script was called with the FLAG parameter. Now, it doesn't happen anymore. Using .bra and .ket doesn't change anything. It would be great if ...
by saimo
Mon Oct 31, 2011 8:45 pm
Forum: General AmigaOS
Topic: Icon Scaling engine *feature request*
Replies: 9
Views: 2877

Re: Icon Scaling engine *feature request*

Maybe this could be implemented in "True Amiga Style" (tm) by defining a Tooltype like "NOSCALE" which icon.library could parse. Easy-peasy for long time users, a pain for newbies. But should be rather simple to code. ;) This is not very important, but I just can't resist... Such a choice would be ...