[ALLY] Re: REBOL 2.5 Released
From: bo:rebol at: 28-Mar-2001 15:33
Leave it to the press to pollute the acronym space!
Does the WinCE have a shell? If so, is there an equivalent of SET or
SETENV on it? That would be the only way I could think of to set the
REBOL_HOME env var.
On 28-Mar-2001/15:45-6:00, [mike_riley_--hotmail--com] wrote:
>Thanks for the quick response, Bo. I'll try the error routine you
>suggested, but that same code works as expected on other REBOL platforms
>(Win32, Linux, Solaris, etc.).
>As for the .r association, WinCE doesn't work the way Win9x/NT, etc. does
>with respect to asking the user to associate the file type. Instead, an
>action must be explicitly added to the registry, which is what I did.
>Unfortunately, the syntax I used (which works for all other apps I've
>installed on the PocketPC) doesn't seem to apply to rebol.exe for some
>As for the PPC, I misunderstood the acronym as PocketPC (which I have seen
>it used in the press) instead of a PPC processor. That at least helps to
>clarify that misunderstanding :)
>One last question that occurred to me - how does one set the REBOL_HOME
>variable on WinCE? Since there is no start up files like autoexec.bat to
>set the environment variable, is there another way to do this? It is
>especially troublesome without a keyboard on the PocketPC, where full paths
>have to be tapped into the pop-up keyboard (I real pain!). Thanks in
>advance for your insights.
Bohdan "Bo" Lechnowsky
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