[Lazarus] fppkg and lazarus packages

Joost van der Sluis joost at cnoc.nl
Thu Sep 2 22:05:06 CEST 2010

Am 02.09.2010 13:02, schrieb Henry Vermaak:
> On 02/09/10 10:39, Peter E Williams wrote:
>> On Wed, 01 Sep 2010 15:38:13 +0200 John vd Waeter<john at jvdw.nl> wrote:
>>> Lol, I wrote something like that years ago... but in these days it was
>>> allowed to address the speaker hardware...
>>> Windows.Beep(freq,duration) does about the same, but afaik it is not
>>> implemented in Lazarus.
>> At the risk of asking a silly question. Why has no-one ported the
>> Windows.Beep procedure to Lazarus. Surely it is not too hard ?!?
> It's not fool proof, but it's not too hard. See here:
> http://github.com/johnath/beep/blob/master/beep.c
> Henry

It's not only not fool proof, but beep also requires to be run as root, 
because a normal user can't open /dev/console with write access.


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