Re: isname() improvement

From: George Greer (
Date: 06/19/00

On Mon, 19 Jun 2000, Damian Jurzysta wrote:

>on some muds I have seen you can add a '-' to the argument to make it more
>exact. lets say want to look for a bronze plate mail, if you do a "cast
>'locate'bronze" you will probably get lots of hits on a variety of bronze
>objects. instead you can do a "cast 'locate'bronze-mail" or even "cast
>'locate'bronze-mail-plate" to look more exactly for the object you want to
>search for.
>since I want this to work on each and every command possible on my mud, both
>for mobs and objects, I figured so far that I have to change the isname() in
>handler.c, but I have no idea how to proceed next. can someone out here help me

That spell is a kludge.

There's a patch somewhere (I know I made one) for 'char *' arguments to
spells.  That's what you need.

George Greer

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