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W07) Known bugs, limitations and inconveniences in release 4.1




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This article is from the FAQ, by with numerous contributions by others.

W07) Known bugs, limitations and inconveniences in release 4.1

1. Some parts of systemenv are still not implemented. Some of the demos in
demo\basiclib\systemenv fails. Specificly using the operation
"keyboard.get" will block the entire process, not only the component
issuing the call.
2. Binary/ASCII files has a work-around (kluge) to compensate for a bug(?)
in Windows NT/95. If a text file with UNIX style EOL characters (\n) is
opened as a text file the offset (ftell) of the first character in the
file is the negative of the number of '\n's found in the first 512
bytes. The kluge is that if a file is opened as a text file and a '\n'
(UNIX EOL) is found before '\r\n' (Windows NT EOL) it will be opened as
a binary file.
3. File time stamps have proven difficulties in BETA on Windows NT. We (at
GMT+1) experience the problem that files are reported to have a
timestamp one hour less than the real time stamp of the file. This also
means that when touching a file entry the file will be touched with a
wrong time stamp (in out case one hour later than the real time).
4. Freja is not available for nti




 

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