BBS: Inland Empire Archive
Date: 06-04-92 (20:47)             Number: 149
From: MATT HART                    Refer#: NONE
  To: JAMES VAHNW                   Recvd: NO  
Subj: Environ$                       Conf: (2) Quik_Bas
 JV> For the life of me I can't get that to work.  Out of Memory or
 JV> something.  CONFIG.SYS-   SHELL=C:\DOS\COMMAND.COM /P /E:1024
 JV>                          BUFFERS=43
 JV> 2 megs of ram...          FILES=20

 JV> 'environ.bas

Hmmmm....  Might have to call MS on that one.  It seems that ENVIRON doesn't
quite work as advertised.  You CAN alter existing
parameters.  BASIC sees the amount of environment space
USED upon entry, and allocates ONLY that amount for
alterations.  You can do this:


ENVIRON "DUMMY="                           ' release dummy's space
ENVIRON "NEWONE=Here's something else!!"   ' fill in dummy's space!

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