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  • 1. Recompiling a clipper app
    I inherited some Clipper applications and trying to recompile one of them is giving me fits. There is a library that is included that when I try and recompile the exe, it gives me the following message: BLINKER : 1122 : TR.LIB(TR_SRRSR) : compiled with Summer '87 not 5.x. I'm using jbmake to compile the program. It says at the end that it was a success but it does not create the new exe. My questions: 1. I'm not sure I can find the code for the tr.lib file, but if I do, are these generally written and compiled in Clipper? If so, how does one compile a library 2. Because I can't find code for this, I'm wondering if this is sort of a standard lib file that I could get from somewhere...is it familiar to anyone else? Any help at all would be sincerely appreciated!
  • 2. Exe won抰 run - application written in Clipper 5.2d/Clip4Win.
    Hi Jimmy You wrote... > was your last EXE made on same PC and same Environment ? > what OS() we are talking ? Same PC etc, XP Home SP3 > guess your Code is ok, did you change Compiler/Linker Version ? No, as before > is your PATH, LIB, INCLUDE pointing to right Directory ? Yes Since I sent my 1st message I have renamed a large function so it is invisible and the exe then works (except the renamed function). Current (working) exe size is 1,418,752 bytes. Is there a limit to exe size? Reece
  • 3. Exe won抰 run - application written in Clipper 5.2d/Clip4Win.
    hi, >I recently added a bit of code... was your last EXE made on same PC and same Environment ? what OS() we are talking ? guess your Code is ok, did you change Compiler/Linker Version ? is your PATH, LIB, INCLUDE pointing to right Directory ? if you use Blinker try MAP Option and use BLIGPF try to start in CMD Box instead of Desktop Icon start EXE with "//INFO" greetings by OHR Jimmy
  • 4. Exe won抰 run - application written in Clipper 5.2 d/Clip4Win.
    Hi everyone I having problems with an application written in Clipper 5.2d/ Clip4Win. There are 56 .prg files that make up the system and 13 header files that Ie written. The main PRG file has a lot of private variables, but this has not been a problem until now. I recently added a bit of code and altered one of the home-grown header files. This forced most of the PRG files (all the ones that include the header) to compile. I now find that the exe won run. I have put a message at the start of the main PRG file (after locals, before privates) but the exe doesn get that far. Has anyone any ideas? Please don suggest Harbour, there is a big investment in the existing code. Thanks Reece

Blinker Executable Clipper

Postby julian1984 » Thu, 13 Jan 2005 11:23:05 GMT

Hi,

I use Clipper 5.2e + Blinker 5.1

Which command is correct ?

Blinker Executable Clipper F128
or
Blinker Executable Clipper F:128
or
Blinker Executable Clipper //F:128

My config.sys setting files open 40 and I use command blinker to open
files 128.
Why my application still error dos 4 ?
Which setting read first, config.sys or blinker ?

Thx,

Julian


Re: Blinker Executable Clipper

Postby rlb » Thu, 13 Jan 2005 16:37:47 GMT




So... you tell your system that (MS-DOS) programs can be allowed to have
40 files opened simultaneously; you tell Blinker to create your program
so that it opens up to 128 files simultaneously; and you wonder that
your application runs out of file handles? Gosh, I wonder _what_ could
be the problem...


Both. They have different purposes. The files= setting in config.sys
tells your system how many files can be opened, max. The Blinker setting
tells your _program_ how many files it may try to open. If the latter
exceeds the former, the result is often, as you've seen, a somewhat
predictable failure.

Richard

Re: Blinker Executable Clipper

Postby medsyntel » Fri, 14 Jan 2005 02:22:46 GMT

Julian says:


Julian:
   I use same Clipper and same Bliinker as you.

   The linker command I use is:

   BLINKER EXECUTABLE CLIPPER //E0;F100;

   However, my config.sys file on my Win98SE machine has: 
      FILESHIGH=127

   You must have your config.sys file declare at least five more files than
your bliinker link script requires.

   (I hope one of the gurus here can validate my statements)

-Mel Smith






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