Re: [cc65] Questions for CBM guys

From: Spiro Trikaliotis <>
Date: 2008-03-01 13:25:16
Hello Oliver,

* On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 08:22:10PM +0100 Oliver Schmidt wrote:
> > if what you want is like opening an actual file on disk ("testfile.txt")
> > twice....i am not sure what will happen. my assumption would be, that you'll
> > get problems at least =)
> That's the scenario, I'm refering to. Does somebody know for sure?

> > The 1541 can keep open at most either 3 sequential files at once, or 1
> > relative and 1 sequential one.
> Does the cc65 POSIX file I/O library use sequential files or relative files?

It uses sequential files - thus, you can use up to 3 files.

> Is it correct to say that the maximum number of open files depends on
> the maximum number of "channels" supported by the actual device ?


> So
> this number would be something being stated in the specs or even used
> in advertisements ?

I don't think this is (officially) stated anywhere.


Spiro R. Trikaliotis                               
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