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ALERTPATCH v2.17 AVAILABLE FOR FTP


TITLE

        AlertPatch - replacement patch for exec.library/Alert()

VERSION

        Distribution version 2.17

AUTHORS

        David Swasbrook

        E-mail address: dswa1@cs.aukuni.ac.nz (expires 01-Jan-94)


DESCRIPTION

        AlertPatch replaces the system exec.library/Alert() with
        two custom routines to give the user a choice of how the
        alert is to be displayed, either as an intuition window or
        a system alert with additional information.

FEATURES

        1. Alerts now displayable as windows. With options to
           Continue, Suspend or Reboot for all alert types.

        2. Displays description of alert and name of the offending
           task.

        3. Dumps contents of CPU data and address registers and
           displays a text representation.

        4. Can list or get information on alert numbers from cli or
           listview.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

        OS release 2.04 or newer is required.

        "matrix.library" version 23.410 required. (included in archive)

        Hypertext compatable document. (ie. MultiView/AmigaGuide)

        Distribution is archived with lha so program to
        un-archive them is needed.

UPDATE
        This archive is an update of the AlertPatch216.lha archive
        which due to an oversight asked for V39 of the Utility
        Library even though it did not require it to function
        correctly. Apologies to all people who were inconvenienced
        and thanks to all those who reported the problem.

HOST NAME

        Software has been uploaded to the Aminet Site:

        wuarchive.wustl.edu      128.252.135.4   pub/aminet/

        and will be readily available on other Aminet sites.

DIRECTORY

        /pub/aminet/util/misc

FILE NAMES

        AlertPatch217.lha   -   AlertPatch binaries and documentation

PRICE
        Shareware. Contributions are gratefully accepted.

DISTRIBUTABILITY

        Freely distributable as long as the contents of the archive
        are kept in tact. AlertPatch is shareware, and may not be
        included in any other distribution or used for commercial
        use without my express permission.

OTHER
        E-mail address for bug reports and fixes:
        dswa1@cs.aukuni.ac.nz (expires 01-Jan-94)