Manual Reference Pages - JZIP (1)
jzip - execute Infocom v1-5 and Inform v1-8 game files
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jzip invokes the Z-code Interpreter.
Makefile contained in the source distribution to compile
jzip. Machine specific options are listed at the beginning.
jzip will run under most (if not all) flavors of Unix, including AIX, Solaris,
SunOS, HP/UX, Linux, Free/NetBSD, IRIX, NeXT Mach, DEC OSF/1, and others.
jzip, edit the
Makefile with the options appropriate for your system, then issue the command
It is probably a good idea to install the
jzip executable in /usr/local/bin, and the man page in /usr/local/man/man1.
John Menichelli(email@example.com) has graced us with editing code.
JZip now supports arrowkey editing in UNIX.
selects the previous / next command in history
moves the cursor over the line.
inserts under the cursor
-l n ||
lines in display
-c n ||
columns in display
-r n ||
text right margin (default = 0)
-t n ||
text top margin (default = 0)
display version information
jzip looks for the environment variable
INFOCOM_PATH and will use the path found there to look for the story file specified on
the command line if the story file cannot be found in the current directory.
jzip is written and maintained by John Holder (firstname.lastname@example.org), based on the
ZIP v2.0 sources by Mark Howell and Olaf Olsen Barthel.
Mark Phillips and Andrew S. Benham contributed portability and bug fixes of
various sorts. This manpage was originally written by Michael S. Phillips.
Control characters are still passed to the interpreter (for now).
Keystrokes to handle editing/reptition of previous commands
DJGPP compiles for DOS. (Note: There is a DOS version, just not a DJGPP
Handling of CTRL characters under Unix
The most recent version of
jzip can be ftped from ftp.gmd.de, in the /if-archive/infocom/interpreters/zip/
The Z-Code Interpreter Program
Recommended location for Zcode files
RELATED USENET NEWSGROUPS
Interactive Fiction (IF) authors should check out
rec.arts.int-fiction, and IF players should check out
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