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This is the most current changes file for PennMUSH Hardcode.
If you are maintaining an add-on for PennMUSH, this details any changes
to extant functions that are likely to be used by the embracers and
extenders out there.
Changes are in reverse chronological order. You can probably find the reason
for most of these changes in the equivalent CHANGES file, but only those
that have altered hardcode will appear here.
[SW] is Shawn Wagner, a PennMUSH developer (aka Raevnos)
[GM] is Greg Millam, a PennMUSH developer (aka Walker)
[MG] is Mike Griffiths, a PennMUSH developer (aka Talvo)
[3] refers to code by (or inspired by) TinyMUSH 3.0
[MUX] refers to code by (or inspired by) TinyMUX 2.x
[Rhost] refers to code by (or inspired by) RhostMUSH
Version 1.8.5 patchlevel 6 ??? ??, 2014
* ansi_name() now takes an additional arg, maxlen, to possibly trim (but not
pad) the name to be at most maxlen characters long. You probably don't want
to call ansi_name() directly, though; generally you'll want to use the
AName() or AaName() wrappers. If you need to make use of maxlen, use the
new AnsiNameWrapper() macro instead:
AnsiNameWrapper(dbref, accents?, AN_* flag, pointer, maxlen)
AName and AaName are now wrappers around this wrapper. Hardcode Inception.
Version 1.8.5 patchlevel 5 Nov 20, 2013
* Many calls of Name() and accented_name() have been replaced with AName()
and AaName(), respectively. Syntax is:
AName(dbref, AN_FLAG, pointer);
where dbref is the object whose name should be returned, AN_FLAG is one
of the AN_* flags defined in dbdefs.h, specifying what kind of the message
the name is used in, and pointer is an optional bool pointer, set to 1 if
the name returned is monikered. (Note: it is NOT always set to 0 when the
name is not monikered. Initialize yourself before calling.)
* call_ufun() has been renamed call_ufun_int(), and has an extra arg,
void* data. Only used with UFUN_NAME. call_ufun() is an #define to
call_ufun_int(), passing data as NULL, for backwards compatability.
* The *did_it*() functions now take an extra arg
* spname() has been renamed spname_int(), and has an extra bool arg to
determine whether ansi and accents should be included. spname() is now an
#define to spname_int, with ansi/accents on.
* wild_match_case_r(), regexp_match_case_r(), pe_regs_set_rx_context()
and pe_regs_set_rx_context_ansi() now take an extra argument, a PE_REGS*
flag to determine how matching subpatterns are stored in pe_regs. This
allows the functions to be used directly from atr_comm_match (which
matches for $-commands). The extra arg is immediately after the
PE_REGS *pe_regs arg - for [wild|regexp]_match_case_r(), it's the final
arg, for pe_regs_set_rx_context[_ansi]() it's the second arg. In all
existing cases, pass it as PE_REGS_REGEXP for the old behaviour.
* pi_regs_get_env()'s second arg is now char*, instead of int, to allow for
named arguments. Only use the function directly for named arguments - for
integer args (%0-%9) use the PE_Get_Env(pe_regs, int) macro
* add_flag_generic() now returns an enum, flag_res, so it can give more
specific failure information. The flag created (if any) is now stored
in a user-specific pointer, which is passed as the final arg to the
function. add_flag() and add_power() pass NULL for this arg so, if you
need to know which flag was created, call add_flag_generic() directly.
Version 1.8.5 patchlevel 4 Nov 09, 2012
do_teleport() now takes a bitwise or of TEL_* flags (defined in externs.h)
instead of separate 'silent' and 'inside' args. [MG]