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Description: Handler for accessing memory as a file
Download: mem-handler.lha       (TIPS: Use the right click menu if your browser takes you back here all the time)
Size: 15kb
Version: 52.2
Date: 22 Sep 10
Author: Fredrik Wikstrom
Submitter: Fredrik Wikstrom
Email: fredrik/a500 org
Homepage: http://www.a500.org/
Category: driver/handler
Replaces: driver/handler/mem-handler.lha
License: BSD
Distribute: yes
Min OS Version: 4.0
FileID: 5963
Comments: 0
Snapshots: 0
Downloads: 195  (Current version)
302  (Accumulated)
Votes: 0 (0/0)  (30 days/7 days)

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This handler works more or less the same as Peter Corlett's MEM-Handler on
Aminet: http://aminet.net/package/disk/misc/MEM-Handler371

It can be useful when programming, f.e. when you might have some data in memory
and for some reason you need to be able to access it as a file but do not want
to create a temporary file on disk or in "T:".


1. Drag'n'drop MEM into DEVS:DOSDrivers
2. Copy MEM-Handler to L:



LENGTH/A - size of the file to create
BASE - base address of memory for file (if not provided, MEM-Handler will
allocate MEMF_PRIVATE|MEMF_CLEAR memory using AllocVec)
RO=READONLY/S - if this is used the created file will be write protected

LENGTH and BASE can be in either decimal (no prefix), octal (beginning with
"0") or hexadecimal (beginning with "0x" or "$") number system.

Example (can cause DSIs, don't run!):

Read 13 bytes beginning at address 0x590eb038 to the file "RAM:test.bin":
copy MEM:13/0x590eb038 RAM:test.bin


52.2 (22-Sep-2010)
 - Added support for ACTION_SHUTDOWN and ACTION_GET_DISK_FSSM packets

52.1 (26-Jun-2009)
 - First released version

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