Posted by Emre Yucel on 2000-01-25
Hey, ALL Turbo Pascal programs that use CRT will crash on Pentium II and above. This is due to a bug in the CRT unit in Turbo Pascal. The cause is that CRT tries to find out how fast the CPU is, but a Pentium II is so blazingly fast that the calculations come out messed up. The result, is a 'runtime error 200'. There is a small program available that will fix your existing programs so that they do not crash. It is called TPPATCH and is less than 5kb! "TPPATCH does fix a bug appearing in all programs that have been written using Turbo Pascal when such a program is run on a Pentium Pro 200MHz or a faster computer." - from the documentation that comes with the program. The program is freeware. If you have trouble locating it on the internet, e-mail me and i would be happy to forward you a copy. May the power be with you. Now if anyone can help me with my netstat question, i would be happy. :o) -- Emre Yucel http://www.tiac.net/users/amoeba/ mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org "If you assume there there's no hope, you guarantee there will be no hope. If you assume that there is an instinct for freedom, there are opportunities to change things." - Noam Chomsky Sponsored by Wrox Press - www.wrox.com. Programmer to Programmer (TM) To signoff send a mail to email@example.com with "signoff tcg" in the body of your message.
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