Re: Repeating prompts in zMUD

From: George Greer (
Date: 12/30/99

On Wed, 29 Dec 1999, Rich Allen wrote:

>> I suppose you could log the input on the sex prompt and see what the bad
>> client returns.  Then put up a test for that value.  If you do find a
>> common value, send it to me and I'll include it in the base.  For now we
>> have a BROKEN_BUT_COMPATIBLE #ifdef in comm.c.
>        I ran into this problem with ZMud while writing a MUD/Talker in Visual
>Basic.  What I found out was that ZMud was sending the text of the user's
>input in one packet, then sending a CR/LF pair in a following packet.  What
>I did in my code was to check the last two bytes of the user's input, and if
>it wasn't a CR/LF pair, place the whole thing in a hold buffer until the
>CR/LF was recieved, then process the input.

We should already do that in process_input().  The point is to split the
buffer into lines for processing.

George Greer            | Death's Gate Scripts   |

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