[LispM-Hackers] load band help
Sun, 13 Jan 2002 12:25:56 -0500 (EST)
I have been trying to figure out the format of a load band, and have
been left terribly confused by some code in e3 which I have included
(see band.cc, line 223)
e3WordAddr e3Band::load(e3MemMap *m)
e3Word dpmt = readWord(NUM_REGIONS + 9);
e3u32 origin_address = dpmt.getPointer();
NUM_REGIONS is defined to be 2048. I would very much like to know
what the corresponding constant on the Explorer is. I suspect it may
be SI:SIZE-OF-REGION-ARRAYS, but I am short on compelling evidence.
The 9 that NUM_REGIONS is summed with confuses me even more. I have
positively no idea why we seek that many words father into the band.
Have I missed a section of the SSDN where these aspects of load band