Re: page_string is weird

From: George Greer (
Date: 04/30/02

On Tue, 30 Apr 2002, Kras Kresh wrote:

>I changed the TRUE to a FALSE in page_string in act.wizard.c for show shop
>and the first page is blank and the rest are fine. What happened?

An acute failure somewhere between the keyboard and the chair, specifically
regarding an understanding of the 'keep_internal' flag.

BTW, you mean list_all_shops() in shop.c, that's the 'show shop' command.

>The answer would probably explain problems with other things that only
>have one page and won't display anything. However, some others do display
>even though they are only 1 page.

Compare and contrast the use of TRUE/FALSE in page_string() with the
expected lifetime of the variables handed to said function.  Then you
should understand exactly why it's not working.

George Greer

(What? You're expecting me to just tell you? This is more educational.)

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