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getting it to work..

daemon@ATHENA.MIT.EDU (Mon Dec 13 16:23:09 1993 )

Date: Mon, 13 Dec 1993 16:14:44 -0500
From: Seth Cohn <seth@alchemy.TN.Cornell.EDU>
To: coldstuff@MIT.EDU


  ./coldmud ./world >>& logfile &

didn't work.  but ./coldmud ./world >& logfile &  did.

> Created new room $room3.
> ERROR: $exit.spawn called with three arguments, requires one.
> Thrown by interpreter opcode MESSAGE.
> ~numargs in $nowhere.make_exit (defined on $room), line 8
> ~methoderr in $programmer1.dig_to_cmd (defined on $builder), line 10
> ~methoderr in $programmer1.parse_command (defined on $user), line 10
> ~methoderr in $programmer1.parse_command (defined on $programmer), line 12

>hee, this is because greg changed the way .init worked in world 4.0 from 3.0,
>but he forgot to change it on exits.  Just change the init to be:

>if (!inited) {
>  <what it sets>
>  inited = 1;



and it should work.

I'm a bit confused.  I corrected the first part, but is the second
supposed to go in textdump or be typed in by me on coldmud?
I tried typing it in, and got an error. 

>Chaos will be releasing his core soon, and i'll be merging it into the Cold
>Dark.  Other than that i'm not sure if anybody is working on anything...

Well, anyone who wants to contribute to a single 'definative more then the
basics core' please let me know.  Bare core is good, but like Lambdacore,
most systems want at least the basics built already.

>> I'm willing to create a manual for coding (since I'll be learning it at the
>> same time, should be a good beginner's intro by the time I get done.) so
>> I'm looking for as much solid stuff to build a good core as I can get.
>Did you see Greg's Manual?

You talking about coldmud.info or the postscript stuff?  I haven't looked
at the ps stuff yet.