Re: [CODE] Okay, I'm actually stuck this time.. :>

From: Travis Oakley (
Date: 10/17/96

that is due to  the doc.. its for an older version of circle i guess
pos used to be the word for the pfile position.
look around in the q_class part i think its get PFILEPOS now, but its in 
that file somewhere

On Wed, 16 Oct 1996, Steve Reeves wrote:

> Hello again everyone.. :>
> Yes, I know I've been whining about how my code isn't working a lot recently
> [and most the problems were due to wierd invisible characters that I didn't
> know could exist :> ]
> Anyway, I'm in the middle of trying to implement races in 3.0 bpl11 and am
> using races.doc as a guide.   Okay, with that said, here is the error I'm
> getting from the compiler:
> gcc -c -g -O -Wall -fno-strict-prototypes  interpreter.c
> interpreter.c: In function `nanny':
> interpreter.c:1511: structure has no member named `pos'
> interpreter.c:1512: structure has no member named `pos'
> make[1]: *** [interpreter.o] Error 1
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/dormammu/circle30bpl11/src'
> make: *** [default] Error 2                                       
> [Someone else posted to this list a few days ago with the exact same
> problem, but fixed it himself and no one ever sent any followups to the
> list, so there's nothing for me to work off of.] 
> Here's the code bit that the compiler is complaining about:
>  case CON_QRACE:
>     if ((GET_RACE(d->character) = parse_race(*arg)) == CLASS_UNDEFINED) {
>       SEND_TO_Q("\r\nThat's not a race.\r\nRace: ", d);
>       return;
>     }
>     if (d->pos < 0)
>       d->pos = create_entry(GET_NAME(d->character));
> [there's more, but that should be enough to fix the problem.]
> Anyway, I've kinda figured out what the problem is, I just can't fix it.  It
> seems to me that the code needs an integer called pos .. I've tried several
> ways of adding one, but it only complains that "variable pos is unused" and
> gives me the same errors above.  I try to add it onto the #define in
> interpreter.h [ie, add a 'int pos'] and then I get complains from other
> parts of the code.  [I'll also add that I'm a semi-new coder.. trying to get
> more familiar with coding by modding this MUD.  I even pulled out my C book
> and looked thru that, but nothing helped.]
> So, if someone could help me here, I'd appreciate it.  :>
> Steve -- who will try not to bother the mailing list about this race thing
> anymore :>
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