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Forum: OT - Technical Yesterday, 14:35
Replies: 8
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Posted By Samurai_Crow
It was part of the CC65 package and under ZLib...

It was part of the CC65 package and under ZLib license, same as the compiler.

Oh! I guess you mean that the object file is a different format. There is the author's email and snail mail address...
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 13:21
Replies: 25
Views: 1,105
Posted By Samurai_Crow
In the current AROS builds there is unavoidably...

In the current AROS builds there is unavoidably fallback code to a non-existing VGA mode. This doubles the memory consumption of the hardware abstraction layer while dragging OOP.library in as a...
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 08:01
Replies: 25
Views: 1,105
Posted By Samurai_Crow
The operating system is in C itself but the 68k...

The operating system is in C itself but the 68k version supports Amiga binaries.
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 07:30
Replies: 25
Views: 1,105
Posted By Samurai_Crow
AROS is written in C. The only parts that should...

AROS is written in C. The only parts that should be hand-optimized assembly are system-specific like planar screenmodes.
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 04:46
Replies: 25
Views: 1,105
Posted By Samurai_Crow
@Bruce Abbott HIDD stands for Hardware...

@Bruce Abbott
HIDD stands for Hardware Independent Device Driver. ApolloOS is cutting out that layer.

Most versions of AROS are for non-68k architecture and are source compatible only. 68k...
Forum: OT - Technical Yesterday, 03:04
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By Samurai_Crow
It's been years since I programmed that...

It's been years since I programmed that horizontal interlace raster interrupt for the C64. 300 bytes was the approximate size.

Now for the real question: Is the 6502 compiler going to be able to...
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 01:05
Replies: 25
Views: 1,105
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Thank-you!

Thank-you!
Forum: Amiga scene 10 July 2020, 22:12
Replies: 25
Views: 1,105
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Please move them to the ApolloOS thread.

Please move them to the ApolloOS thread.
Forum: Amiga scene 10 July 2020, 22:10
Replies: 25
Views: 1,105
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Incompatible with custom AROS HIDD files but...

Incompatible with custom AROS HIDD files but compatible with planar modes and Vampire chunky modes as an option. AROS 68k is already largely AmigaOS compatible except for Graphics.library so Apollo...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 July 2020, 21:59
Replies: 25
Views: 1,105
Posted By Samurai_Crow
It's not just for Vampires.

It's not just for Vampires.
Forum: Amiga scene 10 July 2020, 20:20
Replies: 25
Views: 1,105
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Maybe so but at least it's open source, comes...

Maybe so but at least it's open source, comes with USB and TCP stacks, and will support accelerated Amigas. Just as Thomas Richter was lamenting about such things being absent, the Apollo team is...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 July 2020, 20:16
Replies: 25
Views: 1,105
Posted By Samurai_Crow
New fork of AROS 68K: ApolloOS

The Apollo Vampire team has forked AROS to make a more streamlined experience. What's coming: tighter code and Kickstart replacement. What's going away: hardware abstraction layer.

This means...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 July 2020, 19:48
Replies: 25
Views: 1,105
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Minor detail #1. ApolloOS is replacing AmigaOS...

Minor detail #1. ApolloOS is replacing AmigaOS because of the endless legal wrangling thus rendering this thread obsolete.

On second thought, I'm going to start a second thread.
Forum: Amiga scene 10 July 2020, 19:28
Replies: 25
Views: 1,105
Posted By Samurai_Crow
New fork of AROS 68K: ApolloOS

The ApolloOS from the Apollo Vampire team is being rebased on AROS. The die is being cast as we speak. What's coming in this fork of AROS? More speed and compactness. What's being sacrificed in...
Forum: News 10 July 2020, 19:17
Replies: 29
Views: 4,802
Posted By Samurai_Crow
https://github.com/michalsc/Emu68 was last...

https://github.com/michalsc/Emu68 was last committed to in April. I've spoken to Dr. Schulz on Discord and it will get finished eventually.
Forum: News 08 July 2020, 09:57
Replies: 190
Views: 26,372
Posted By Samurai_Crow
I guess that's the only way to do it for now. ...

I guess that's the only way to do it for now. The C++ standard template library is poorly supported on Amiga platforms but it might be only executable on MorphOS, PC, Mac and Linux otherwise. I...
Forum: News 07 July 2020, 15:45
Replies: 190
Views: 26,372
Posted By Samurai_Crow
I'll have to give them a look. EDIT ...

I'll have to give them a look.

EDIT

FFMPlay is already implemented for Hollywood in the form of the AVCodec plugin. Maybe I could see about converting AGAConv to an Animation Saver plugin for...
Forum: News 06 July 2020, 19:31
Replies: 190
Views: 26,372
Posted By Samurai_Crow
If there's a Linux version I can whip up a GUI in...

If there's a Linux version I can whip up a GUI in Hollywood for all architectures. It will be big for a simple GUI though.
Forum: Amiga scene 06 July 2020, 19:28
Replies: 31
Views: 2,244
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Good to hear!

Good to hear!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 July 2020, 19:20
Replies: 53
Views: 1,702
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Screen Copy is slow. The X-unlimited scrolling...

Screen Copy is slow. The X-unlimited scrolling trick is to have a double-width screen plus 3 tile widths. The idea is to blit a tile to the side scrolling on behind the border and the same tile to...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 02 July 2020, 06:21
Replies: 1
Views: 176
Posted By Samurai_Crow
If it helps, BOOPSI compliant gadgets (including...

If it helps, BOOPSI compliant gadgets (including most GadTools and some MUI functionality) can be partially overridden by a child class.
Forum: Coders. AMOS 26 June 2020, 16:33
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By Samurai_Crow
No. Not possible.

No. Not possible.
Forum: OT - General 25 June 2020, 20:20
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By Samurai_Crow
It's just Apple being their same old closed...

It's just Apple being their same old closed nature, walled garden (surrounded by armed guard posts and razor wire). They want to make it impossible to either make a "hackintosh" or install non-macOS...
Forum: News 23 June 2020, 05:22
Replies: 223
Views: 45,025
Posted By Samurai_Crow
http://aminet.net/package/util/cli/WBRun is what...

http://aminet.net/package/util/cli/WBRun is what you need, I think.
Forum: News 23 June 2020, 02:37
Replies: 223
Views: 45,025
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Sorry. Wrong thread. Please delete.

Sorry. Wrong thread. Please delete.
Forum: Amiga scene 22 June 2020, 07:21
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By Samurai_Crow
The current administrators are not online very...

The current administrators are not online very often but both Amiga.org and AmigaWorld.net are owned by AmigaKit. I don't know if Matthew is the admin but if you need to post something, you may be...
Forum: Coders. General 21 June 2020, 21:32
Replies: 19
Views: 1,230
Posted By Samurai_Crow
It allows opaque blits to be combined into one...

It allows opaque blits to be combined into one tall one. It avoids interrupts this way.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 16 June 2020, 18:08
Replies: 58
Views: 12,010
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Uh oh. I haven't looked at the source in years.

Uh oh. I haven't looked at the source in years.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 16 June 2020, 17:59
Replies: 58
Views: 12,010
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Updated? Updated to what? Are you running into...

Updated? Updated to what? Are you running into problems?
Forum: Coders. Language 14 June 2020, 12:37
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Thanks for the head's up! Joined!

Thanks for the head's up! Joined!
Forum: Coders. General 13 June 2020, 20:38
Replies: 14
Views: 1,257
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Dice 3 is now freeware on the Aminet at...

Dice 3 is now freeware on the Aminet at http://aminet.net/package/dev/c/dice-3.16 if anyone is interested.
Forum: Hardware mods 13 June 2020, 14:39
Replies: 330
Views: 40,087
Posted By Samurai_Crow
The post before yours was only 3 days old.

The post before yours was only 3 days old.
Forum: Amiga scene 06 June 2020, 17:31
Replies: 687
Views: 73,638
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Sounds like AmigaDE except for all relevant CPUs...

Sounds like AmigaDE except for all relevant CPUs instead of just AMD and ARM little endian.
Forum: News 05 June 2020, 22:02
Replies: 239
Views: 47,119
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Doom and Quake have source code available. ...

Doom and Quake have source code available. Settlers 2? No source code, no port.
Forum: Amiga scene 05 June 2020, 00:05
Replies: 16
Views: 2,343
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Nonarkitten has different reasons than I do for...

Nonarkitten has different reasons than I do for leaving the Apollo team. Her evidence is not very compelling in that her case is based on the premise that Gunnar used a Coldfire superscalar design...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 June 2020, 23:52
Replies: 16
Views: 2,343
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Reverse engineering might not have even been...

Reverse engineering might not have even been necessary. I was told in no uncertain terms by an IBM engineer that Coldfire was just an attempt to slap 680x0 instruction sets onto a second generation...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 June 2020, 22:53
Replies: 16
Views: 2,343
Posted By Samurai_Crow
@nonarkitten The 68050 wasn't superscalar. ...

@nonarkitten

The 68050 wasn't superscalar. The 68070 was though.

@thread

Gunnar could have licensed IP from his former employer at IBM. In fact there used to be a bar graph on the Apollo...
Forum: Amiga scene 03 June 2020, 18:14
Replies: 687
Views: 73,638
Posted By Samurai_Crow
The Walker was never released.

The Walker was never released.
Forum: Coders. General 31 May 2020, 19:01
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By Samurai_Crow
A 400 MHz ARM is not 4 times faster than a 100...

A 400 MHz ARM is not 4 times faster than a 100 MHz 68060. If it's a 400 MHz ARM7 it's about the same speed as the 060. Optimization is still needed.
Forum: Coders. General 31 May 2020, 18:07
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By Samurai_Crow
ARM AROS has Cybergraphics 3 emulation in its...

ARM AROS has Cybergraphics 3 emulation in its version of Graphics.library. Just saying....
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