Re: NEWBIE Lives system & Prompt

From: Del (
Date: 02/03/00

I would recommend first is to read the FAQ and WTFAQ!
Being that new, it will explain what patches are, how to patch,

Fizal wrote:
> At 06:16 PM 3/2/2000 -0500, you wrote:
> >Okay I have the prompt code (prompt.c) and it says that i need to make
> >changes to comm.c and struct.h however i have one simple problem, i'm a
> >newbie programmer and i havent a clue what i'm supposed to change. has anyone
> >added this before?
> No, but looking at the codes you might need to:
> 1. delete make_prompt() from comm.c
> 2. change one of the spare int (or long?) in player_special_data_saved
> struct into prompt in structs.h
> 3. add definitions for PROMPT_xxx (eg: PROMPT_HIT, PROMPT_TANK_COND, etc)
> in struct.h (appropriate?)
> 4. create macros for IS_PC and IS_ANSI_TERM in utils.h (think the person
> who sent this forgot about the macros).
> 5. remove all reference to is_introd() in prompt.c since it's a part of an
> introduction system not available in stock.
> 6. add entry into Makefile and so that it'll compile properly.

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