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Generating P-Code from MS V Basic


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To have any chance of running, it must produce p-code for the UCSD PME (P-Machine Emulator) version IV. The p-system operating system version numbering uses the Roman numeral to distinguish between different PME versions (different p-codes) and the Arabic digit to distinguish between variants using the same PME.

 

Then you must also make sure the compiled file contains the necessary information to load properly on a TI 99/4A.

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To have any chance of running, it must produce p-code for the UCSD PME (P-Machine Emulator) version IV. The p-system operating system version numbering uses the Roman numeral to distinguish between different PME versions (different p-codes) and the Arabic digit to distinguish between variants using the same PME.

 

Then you must also make sure the compiled file contains the necessary information to load properly on a TI 99/4A.

The UCSD binary should work on multiple UCSD systems. There is no machine specific info unless you have native libraries for a given system.

It does however have to be the same revision of UCSD.

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What I was thinking about is the language type in the 99/4A. I presume most p-systems don't have to differentiate between code that must be loaded in the CPU RAM memory expansion vs. code that can be loaded in the video memory. I don't know what happens with a code file generated on a system without this flag being handled.

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