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Forum: Coders. AMOS Yesterday, 22:56
Replies: 27
Views: 1,802
Posted By Samurai_Crow
You might be right. François posted something to...

You might be right. François posted something to that effect this morning on one of his feeds. It may be under the license Pietro put on it when he released the AmosPro source and the rest is under...
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 13:24
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Java Classpath is the runtime library. It's the...

Java Classpath is the runtime library. It's the hard part. Bytecode translation isn't easy either but you need both to run real Java applications.
Forum: Coders. AMOS Yesterday, 02:08
Replies: 27
Views: 1,802
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Update: Freddix (Frédéric) will rerelease his...

Update: Freddix (Frédéric) will rerelease his code as a closed source extension to an older version of AmosPro.

François is no longer on the AmosPro coders group on FB and is therefore not an...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 January 2020, 15:49
Replies: 13
Views: 344
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Has everybody forgotten about Metro Siege? Its...

Has everybody forgotten about Metro Siege? Its engine is not second-rate. It originates on Amiga also.
Forum: Coders. AMOS 16 January 2020, 04:10
Replies: 27
Views: 1,802
Posted By Samurai_Crow
François is bipolar. He may just be on a manic...

François is bipolar. He may just be on a manic high right now. Let's see if he cools off after a while.
Forum: Coders. AMOS 16 January 2020, 02:34
Replies: 27
Views: 1,802
Posted By Samurai_Crow
François Lionet is an admin on that FB group (as...

François Lionet is an admin on that FB group (as am I). He kicked Frédérik off and retroactively declared the Amos sources as GPL3. This not only threatens AmosPro X but also threatens the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 January 2020, 08:05
Replies: 370
Views: 45,653
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Re:polygon racer 320x180 using the 16:9 aspect...

Re:polygon racer
320x180 using the 16:9 aspect ratio hack could hit 30 FPS using the blitter unless you back it off to 16 colors max. The blitter is that slow guys. Fortunately the Vampire has a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 January 2020, 22:12
Replies: 370
Views: 45,653
Posted By Samurai_Crow
The Vampire v2 is 78 MHz on a x11 core and the v4...

The Vampire v2 is 78 MHz on a x11 core and the v4 is around 100 MHz. It isn't as fast as a RasPi but is about 4 times more efficient per clock cycle.
Forum: Coders. Language 11 January 2020, 19:13
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By Samurai_Crow
D0/D1/A0/A1 are scratch registers so yes. All...

D0/D1/A0/A1 are scratch registers so yes. All other registers need to be preserved.

Whether it's a pointer or not matters.

Yes, GCC has register directives for passing parameters in to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 January 2020, 19:06
Replies: 370
Views: 45,653
Posted By Samurai_Crow
http://aminet.net/package/game/race/CannonBall is...

http://aminet.net/package/game/race/CannonBall is the download. It requires an 060 minimum. (No AMMX.)
Forum: News 02 January 2020, 19:32
Replies: 27
Views: 3,932
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Based on what I've seen, it's only a processor...

Based on what I've seen, it's only a processor JIT like Petunia on OS4 and Trance on MorphOS. Chipset needs separate emulation whether it be FPGA-based or software.
Forum: Coders. AMOS 19 December 2019, 09:01
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By Samurai_Crow
No.

No.
Forum: Coders. General 16 December 2019, 16:57
Replies: 17
Views: 704
Posted By Samurai_Crow
If you are using a TempRast, you can always...

If you are using a TempRast, you can always invert the minterms of the final blit to apply the mask.
Forum: Coders. General 15 December 2019, 06:50
Replies: 16
Views: 1,117
Posted By Samurai_Crow
That's going to make the explanations harder but...

That's going to make the explanations harder but maybe I can manage.

The gist of a copper block sorter is that you have to have your copper list buffered in chunks in fast RAM so you can determine...
Forum: Coders. General 15 December 2019, 00:32
Replies: 16
Views: 1,117
Posted By Samurai_Crow
It is difficult because the copper splits need...

It is difficult because the copper splits need sorting by vertical screen position. Are you doing this in C?
Forum: News 05 December 2019, 23:25
Replies: 46
Views: 4,973
Posted By Samurai_Crow
PM MickGyver about one.

PM MickGyver about one.
Forum: support.Apps 04 December 2019, 14:51
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By Samurai_Crow
http://aminet.net/package/util/cli/WaitNotify-1.1...

http://aminet.net/package/util/cli/WaitNotify-1.1 requires a filesystem that supports file notification and kick 2+ I think.
Forum: Coders. AMOS 19 November 2019, 23:32
Replies: 27
Views: 1,802
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Thanks for posting here! I appreciate what...

Thanks for posting here! I appreciate what you're doing!
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 14 November 2019, 06:29
Replies: 280
Views: 24,792
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Are you sure you want the output redirection...

Are you sure you want the output redirection operator backwards from AmigaDOS?
Forum: Coders. AMOS 09 November 2019, 09:50
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Which version are you running?

Which version are you running?
Forum: Amiga scene 06 November 2019, 02:41
Replies: 286
Views: 32,079
Posted By Samurai_Crow
The line mode planar texture mapper has been...

The line mode planar texture mapper has been done. C2P is faster on an 030+ using the CPU and a 68000 doesn't have the oomph to pull it off either way. A blitter-based C2P is the right way to boost...
Forum: News 31 October 2019, 22:09
Replies: 46
Views: 4,973
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Sorry, I shouldn't have snapped.

Sorry, I shouldn't have snapped.
Forum: News 31 October 2019, 18:50
Replies: 46
Views: 4,973
Posted By Samurai_Crow
What part of "send a pm" doesn't apply to...

What part of "send a pm" doesn't apply to you?
Forum: Coders. General 30 October 2019, 11:53
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By Samurai_Crow
AROS has a way in its version but AmigaOS'...

AROS has a way in its version but AmigaOS' Kickstart doesn't.
Forum: support.Other 29 October 2019, 20:54
Replies: 10
Views: 741
Posted By Samurai_Crow
If the no-click utility doesn't work, quit using...

If the no-click utility doesn't work, quit using it. The no-click can damage the drive in such a situation.
Forum: support.Other 24 October 2019, 11:15
Replies: 12
Views: 752
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Agreed.

Agreed.
Forum: support.Other 24 October 2019, 10:35
Replies: 12
Views: 752
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Transparency masked blits take twice as long as a...

Transparency masked blits take twice as long as a straight copy because the blitter needs to read the mask for each bitplane separately.
Forum: support.Other 24 October 2019, 10:20
Replies: 12
Views: 752
Posted By Samurai_Crow
By "tiles" I mean a regular opaque blit.

By "tiles" I mean a regular opaque blit.
Forum: support.Other 24 October 2019, 06:23
Replies: 12
Views: 752
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Tiles are quicker than Bobs.

Tiles are quicker than Bobs.
Forum: Amiga scene 24 October 2019, 04:24
Replies: 970
Views: 58,592
Posted By Samurai_Crow
There was piracy in the US but few gamers stayed...

There was piracy in the US but few gamers stayed past the A500. The A4000 was a Video Toaster 4000 shell here. Some people thought the Amiga and NewTek Video Toaster card were synonymous.
Forum: Coders. General 20 October 2019, 20:03
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Apples and oranges? Do you mean emulate or cross...

Apples and oranges? Do you mean emulate or cross compile? They are two separate things.
Forum: Amiga scene 20 October 2019, 20:00
Replies: 970
Views: 58,592
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Re:Paula The reason Paula wasn't expanded in...

Re:Paula

The reason Paula wasn't expanded in AGA was that somebody didn't get paid and they walked off with the original Paula design and so the AGA Paula had to be redesigned from scratch for...
Forum: support.Other 19 October 2019, 04:49
Replies: 1
Views: 414
Posted By Samurai_Crow
The "which overscan" command should return the...

The "which overscan" command should return the absolute path of the overscan preferences program.
Forum: support.Apps 16 October 2019, 04:11
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By Samurai_Crow
They are extremely useful up until WB 3.5+. ...

They are extremely useful up until WB 3.5+. AsyncWB replaced MagicWB partially and an AREXX port replaced ToolsDaemon's menu additions.
Forum: Coders. Language 07 October 2019, 20:24
Replies: 11
Views: 3,860
Posted By Samurai_Crow
GCC and LLVM are both too heavy to run in 512...

GCC and LLVM are both too heavy to run in 512 MiB. I've never used CraneLift so it might also be.

@bebbo

What are the chances of a Rust frontend for GCC?
Forum: support.Other 07 October 2019, 19:54
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By Samurai_Crow
For Linux, the best Amiga emulator is FS-UAE. ...

For Linux, the best Amiga emulator is FS-UAE. The package may be out of date on CentOS so be prepared to build from source.
Forum: Coders. Language 07 October 2019, 06:28
Replies: 11
Views: 3,860
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Re:LLVM backend LLVM is a bit heavy to...

Re:LLVM backend

LLVM is a bit heavy to actually run on the Amiga even with a Vampire v4 with its 512 GiB memory. There are a few options that might be able to get it on there. LLVM is modular...
Forum: HOL data problems 06 October 2019, 01:10
Replies: 0
Views: 744
Posted By Samurai_Crow
GRAC2 Publisher

http://hol.abime.net/6208 is the entry for GRAC2. The commercial release was on F1 Licenseware and on the F1 Licenseware CD. If you want me to look up the exact disk number, I'll have to get back...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 October 2019, 04:35
Replies: 16
Views: 2,168
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Re:the Greek styled demo Mike Parent has...

Re:the Greek styled demo

Mike Parent has several projects. Codetapper was the coder for this one but he's busy elsewhere and Mike Parent is also developing some other Amiga games.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 30 September 2019, 15:40
Replies: 280
Views: 24,792
Posted By Samurai_Crow
@Dunny Redpill is still under active...

@Dunny

Redpill is still under active development and hasn't been fully optimized yet. Are you sure you want to ask about it now?
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