Article about Nanonote in german forth magazine

Rubén Berenguel ruben at
Mon Jan 31 15:55:11 EST 2011

Thanks for sharing the code David!

I was thinking about old game magazines where you had a lot of Basic
code to write a trainer... Copying Forth code is not fun. I'll try to
get this installed in mine for the next 4 days: I'll be in Switzerland
without Internet! Time to do a little thesis, reading, blog writing
and Forth!



On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 21:49, David Kuehling <dvdkhlng at> wrote:
> Thanks, Bart and Ruben for the positive comments.
> Then maybe there's still a chance for german to become the lingua franca
> of technical articles? :)
>>>>>> "Bart" == Bart  <bart.bes at> writes:
>>> maybe not very interesting to 99.9% of nanonote users :)
>> Apparently I'm a minority after all ;) So with my epicly bad german I
>> managed to read most of it, and I was wondering why these assembly
>> functions aren't part of the nanonote package. (And why gforth's
>> default method is broken.)
> Gforth's default method is broken, since it relies on compiling wrapper
> functions via gcc and lib-tool at *run time*, then loading them via
> dlopen().  There is no gcc and lib-tool on the nanonote (at least it's
> not complete yet), and the dynamic linker pecularities of ld-uclibc
> might make things difficult.
> The complete, english documented forth sources that were the basis of
> the article are here:
> But they need some cleanup/completion before I can package them for NN.
> Note that fbdev.fs from the above url lacks the ioctl() that disables
> the cursor in graphics mode, so fbdev.fs is somewhat broken.  Need to
> backport that feature from the article's forth sources *.fs in
> cheers,
> David
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