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Re: I have lb to exe

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  • carlg@libertybasic.com
    ... ... This is a really cool project. It s going to need a lot of work though to make sure it doesn t have any nasty gotchas, and so that it keeps
    Message 1 of 3 , Oct 29, 2001
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      --- In libertybasic@y..., John Jacques <john.f.jacques@v...> wrote:
      <big snip>
      > It works basically like this:
      >
      > 1) Read the liberty.bas file
      > 2) Convert any code on the line to bcx code
      > 3) Save the new line into a 2nd file with a .bcx extension.
      >
      > The routines to gather the variables and to convert LB "function" statements
      > do not follow the basic program flow as just stated in the previous 3 lines.
      >
      > I've been adding routines to the program almost daily. I have not re-written
      > any sections of code to make them more efficient or to clean them up. I'm
      > just making sure it all works right now.
      >
      > There's somewhere around 2000 lines of LB code right now.

      This is a really cool project. It's going to need a lot of work though to make sure it doesn't have any nasty gotchas, and so that it keeps up with changes made to LB.

      > The converter program lb2bcx.bas can be run on itself and made into a BCX
      > basic file and then to a .exe executable file. It takes the converter to
      > convert itself about 2 minutes running in LB, and about 1 second when
      > lb2bcx.exe is run on the same LB code.

      I wonder how long it takes under LB3.

      -Carl
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