Category : Files from Magazines
Archive   : WDMAY92.ZIP
Filename : 3N05068A

Output of file : 3N05068A contained in archive : WDMAY92.ZIP
* daytime.c - a demonstration program to read and
* interpret the DOS CLOCK$ driver
* Written by M. L. Lesser, 11/7/91, for Borland C
* (Use pragma to pack structures
* if compiling with MS C)


int handle;
typedef unsigned char byte;

struct {
int days;
byte minutes;
byte hours;
byte hundsecs;
byte seconds;
} today;

void main()
handle = open("CLOCK$",O_RDONLY | O_BINARY);
printf("There have been %d days since 1-1-80\n",today.days);
printf("The time of day is %02d:%02d:%02d.%02d\n",

  3 Responses to “Category : Files from Magazines
Archive   : WDMAY92.ZIP
Filename : 3N05068A

  1. Very nice! Thank you for this wonderful archive. I wonder why I found it only now. Long live the BBS file archives!

  2. This is so awesome! 😀 I’d be cool if you could download an entire archive of this at once, though.

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