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Old 18 March 2014, 23:32   #6
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Originally Posted by Leffmann View Post
Many demos expect to be run from CLI, and fail to start or crash on exit when run from Workbench, or expect you to give them the right amount of stack space, instead of allocating what they need. Sometimes they don't run properly if you use an RTG screen mode or have a fast CPU. In this regard many demos are not exactly examples of good programming.

You can solve the CLI part by f.ex. using CLITool on Aminet. Create a project icon for the demo, set CLITool as the default tool, and increase the stack space to 100Kb. This way you can click the demos to run them as if from CLI.
Sorry for being thick but I thought you couldn't create a project icon for an executable only a tool icon? Can you clarify please would the CLITool approach work for executable demo files that I want to iconise?

Thanks again for your help.

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