werl.exe (Windows) bugs

Bjorn Gustavsson bjorn@REDACTED
Wed Oct 23 12:27:49 CEST 2002

We hope to have the R10 release directly buildable on Windows. We are working
on it. Fortunately Cygwin seems to work a lot better nowadays compared to when
we tried it several years ago.


James Hague <jamesh@REDACTED> writes:

> These bugs are not new, but since they have not been fixed for several
> releases now, I'm going to explicitly enumerate them.  I could easily fix
> these if it were possible to compile under Windows.
> 1. The font is not changed to reflect the "Font" registry key.
> Load up werl.exe, change the font, then exit.  Next time you run werl.exe
> you'll be back to the default font.  It looks like this is because the font
> has already been initialized before the "Font" key is read, so the the new
> font is never enabled.  A call to ConSetFont() would fix things up.
> 2. Copy (Ctrl+Ins) does not work.  I haven't investigated why.
> While I'm at it, there are two enhancements that would be trivial to add:
> 1. Save the View -> Toolbar setting in a registry key.
> 2. Save the current window position and size in a registry key.
> Thanks for listening!  Congratulations on the R9 release!

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