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* BAMAFID version 1.0 RBBS Upload desc.
Automatically adds upload descriptions to
FMS directory if upload contains a
FILE_ID.DIZ file. Works in CZIPZIP.BAT
with 2 small RBBS 17.4 Merges.
By Mike Clark - Alabama Connection RBBS
Contents of the BAMAFID.DOC file
BAMAFID V 1.0
Copyright (c) 1993 by Mike Clark, The Alabama Connection RBBS
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What is it?
This RBBS 17.4 mod will automatically add upload descriptions to an
upload if it contains a FILE_ID.DIZ description file.
How does it work?
First you MUST convert uploads, using the Cxxxxxx.BAT files. A common
one is CZIPZIP.BAT. I've included the CZIPZIP.BAT file from my BBS, which
unzips an upload into a work directory, scans it for viruses, converts the
FILE_ID.DIZ file for RBBS if found, then rezips the upload into a new package.
Upon return to RBBS after conversion, the upload description is automatically
entered into your FMS directory, all the uploader has to do is classify the
What must I do to make it work?
First you must allow extended descriptions, and I recommend you allow at least
8 lines for the description.
You must install the BAMAFID executable in your Cxxxxxx.BAT files as shown
in the included CZIPZIP.BAT.
BAMAFID is called with three command parameters...
1 - FMS LENGTH (43,44,45,46)
2 - Directory decompressed file is located (D:\1), etc...
3 - RBBS directory (C:\RBBS...)
The two small merges, FID-PC.MRG and FID-SUB3.MRG must be merged into
RBBS 17.4's RBBS-PC.BAS and RBBSSUB3.BAS respectively. You can use Bled or
enter them manually, then recompile.
There are two variables, DESC$, and ZFILEID that need to be entered into
your RBBS-VAR.BAS file. I've included mine for example.
To see this and other mods in action, call the Alabama Connection RBBS
at (205) 794-6045. Users are granted immediate access on the first call.
Legal, cover my tail stuff
I am not responsible for any damages this mod might cause, use at your on
Call my BBS to see this and other mods I've written in action.
THE ALABAMA CONNECTION RBBS - SYSOP MIKE CLARK - DATA: (205) 794-6045
(online since November 1987)