How To Load another program from an MSX-DOS's running executable ?

Door ericb59

Paragon (1095)

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25-06-2020, 10:21


I can't understand how I can load a second executable from a program already running under MSX-DOS.
A concrete case:
I want to make a game intro, which will then load the game.

How to proceed ?

Thank you for your answers.

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Van DarkSchneider

Paladin (944)

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25-06-2020, 10:39

The execl command of MSX-C does that. I think the set includes the source code, so you could take it a look.
In DOS2, we have some advantages like 3.76 and 3.77:

Van Grauw

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25-06-2020, 11:35

I also suggest you give the MSX-DOS version 2 - environment reference a thorough read. E.g. in DOS2 you should set up the PARAMETERS and PROGRAM environment variables.

Louthrax has implemented this for SofaRun so he may be able to pitch in.

Van ericb59

Paragon (1095)

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26-06-2020, 10:17

Thanks I will look at that.