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Forum: Amiga scene 17 March 2021, 20:22
Replies: 474
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Posted By Ernst Blofeld
What the hell are you on about?

What the hell are you on about?
Forum: Amiga scene 17 March 2021, 18:03
Replies: 474
Views: 28,667
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
There is an entire thread here where you have...

There is an entire thread here where you have deliberately misread, misinterpreted, misquoted, to suit your obvious agenda.

I regret getting sucked in.
Forum: Amiga scene 17 March 2021, 17:34
Replies: 474
Views: 28,667
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
You have certainly passed beyond the limits of...

You have certainly passed beyond the limits of polite conversation with me.
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 17 March 2021, 16:53
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
Then, as has been mentioned before, if you're not...

Then, as has been mentioned before, if you're not willing to forgo colour zero, then you'll have to use the copper to change colour zero, copper bar style, but setting it back to the black you need...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 17 March 2021, 16:37
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
With enough overscan there won't be a black...

With enough overscan there won't be a black border?

Or, indeed, any border of any colour.
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 17 March 2021, 16:24
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
You don't just want a bit of overscan?

You don't just want a bit of overscan?
Forum: Hardware mods 16 March 2021, 19:28
Replies: 65
Views: 4,481
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
I think most of us here want real Amigas, which...

I think most of us here want real Amigas, which means real hardware, accepting only updates which are compatible with the spirit of the original. We're fine with using emulators day to day, but when...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 14 March 2021, 21:15
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
I also had issues with at least the exg and movem...

I also had issues with at least the exg and movem instructions last time I tried to do anything significant with the gnu assembler. Unfortunately I can't remember what those issues were or whether I...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 14 March 2021, 18:43
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
%I'm %sure %there's %nothing %wrong %with %the...

%I'm %sure %there's %nothing %wrong %with %the %gnu %assembler %once %you're %used %to %its %syntax.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 12 March 2021, 19:44
Replies: 25
Views: 1,760
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
adjective Informal: of or designating the style...

adjective Informal: of or designating the style of an earlier time
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 12 March 2021, 19:12
Replies: 25
Views: 1,760
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
Well, true, but easily replicated with normal...

Well, true, but easily replicated with normal malloc calls. The pooled stuff takes more than 2 lines of code.

Edit: And considering your posts above, why do you even think this is worth arguing...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 12 March 2021, 19:03
Replies: 25
Views: 1,760
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
Is this available on Kickstart 1.2?

Is this available on Kickstart 1.2?
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 12 March 2021, 15:02
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
For me, just that it supports the syntax that I...

For me, just that it supports the syntax that I still remember from the first time round. gas supports a different standard. It can be somewhat flexible about it, and it's your only choice for inline...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 12 March 2021, 13:57
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
vasm has been totally faultless. -Felf to make it...

vasm has been totally faultless. -Felf to make it fall in line with the rest of the build process and it just works.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 12 March 2021, 08:25
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
Using the gnu assembler? How's that working out...

Using the gnu assembler? How's that working out for you?
Forum: Amiga scene 10 March 2021, 18:13
Replies: 474
Views: 28,667
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
And yet, we still mourn for what is lost.

And yet, we still mourn for what is lost.
Forum: Amiga scene 10 March 2021, 17:57
Replies: 474
Views: 28,667
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
So, that means '92 or '93? Yeah, the Amiga was,...

So, that means '92 or '93? Yeah, the Amiga was, for all intents, dead already.

But, if you could have had an A600 in '85 or '86? Well... some people still have found reasons to fault it.
Forum: Amiga scene 10 March 2021, 17:13
Replies: 474
Views: 28,667
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
No, I didn't. No, I didn't.

No, I didn't.



No, I didn't.
Forum: Amiga scene 10 March 2021, 14:41
Replies: 474
Views: 28,667
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
If it's any of your business, which it isn't,...

If it's any of your business, which it isn't, hire purchase and manual labour, every Saturday for a year.



Please read what I've written, at no point did I say that I was.
Forum: Amiga scene 10 March 2021, 09:14
Replies: 474
Views: 28,667
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
I didn't say I was, did I? But, I was...

I didn't say I was, did I?

But, I was mucking about with video with my Amiga 1000, as much as my limited teenage budget would allow. I may never have broadcast anything, but I did put stuff onto...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 10 March 2021, 08:49
Replies: 20
Views: 1,017
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
Is the profiler not giving any useful information...

Is the profiler not giving any useful information at all?

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Forum: Member Introductions 09 March 2021, 18:56
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
A '65 euro spec bug?

A '65 euro spec bug?
Forum: Amiga scene 09 March 2021, 18:43
Replies: 474
Views: 28,667
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
Would not have been an Amiga. Those things were...

Would not have been an Amiga. Those things were added later, to try and capture a lost market. The Amiga was a machine built around broadcast video standards, as it was meant to work with receivers...
Forum: Member Introductions 09 March 2021, 17:59
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
I would, because I've had one of each.

I would, because I've had one of each.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 09 March 2021, 17:33
Replies: 20
Views: 1,017
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
Even if it isn't, a modulo might make it appear...

Even if it isn't, a modulo might make it appear like it is?

But I doubt that one multiply is the issue... Can you post some highlights of the profiling results?
Forum: Amiga scene 09 March 2021, 17:25
Replies: 474
Views: 28,667
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
Something that recaptured the excitement and...

Something that recaptured the excitement and imagination that was part of the early computer scene, just as everything was starting to became corporate, boring, locked down.

A tool for creativity...
Forum: Member Introductions 09 March 2021, 17:10
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
+1 for the Oval.

+1 for the Oval.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 09 March 2021, 17:04
Replies: 20
Views: 1,017
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
Can you use the profiler to tell you how much...

Can you use the profiler to tell you how much time is spent on each instruction of the generated assembly? One of the columns should give you a total. If there's an obvious instruction or group of...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 09 March 2021, 16:31
Replies: 20
Views: 1,017
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
I would start at replacing the array indexing...

I would start at replacing the array indexing with pointer maths. Just for the for loop, to start.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 03 March 2021, 08:13
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
Have you definitely done a clean after modifying...

Have you definitely done a clean after modifying your makefile? There aren't any left over .o files anywhere?

When I wanted to add assembly files to my project I found that the gcc assembler was...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 March 2021, 19:16
Replies: 191
Views: 6,501
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
Yes. Couldn't even ask questions without people...

Yes. Couldn't even ask questions without people telling me that I shouldn't be attempting what I was, and now if I realise that if I do finish it I'll just get another kind of negativity to deal with.
Forum: Amiga scene 02 March 2021, 18:59
Replies: 191
Views: 6,501
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
This thread has just confirmed to me that I was...

This thread has just confirmed to me that I was right to drop the Amiga project I was working on.
Forum: Coders. General 09 February 2021, 20:03
Replies: 29
Views: 1,546
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
Are they complex? I don't think so. In fact, I...

Are they complex? I don't think so. In fact, I reckon the proper flight simulators of the late 80s / early 90s probably did what I'm trying to do. It's only forces and moments.
Forum: Coders. General 09 February 2021, 19:50
Replies: 29
Views: 1,546
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
So, I you're one more person who thinks I...

So, I you're one more person who thinks I shouldn't bother?

One more and I'll just give up and leave.
Forum: Coders. General 09 February 2021, 19:47
Replies: 88
Views: 5,749
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
Looking pretty cool.

Looking pretty cool.
Forum: Coders. General 09 February 2021, 19:44
Replies: 29
Views: 1,546
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
Please, just stop, your help isn't helpful.

Please, just stop, your help isn't helpful.
Forum: Coders. General 09 February 2021, 18:19
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
+1 We just need to do better at supporting...

+1

We just need to do better at supporting the ecosystem around it as well.
Forum: Coders. General 09 February 2021, 18:17
Replies: 29
Views: 1,546
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
I want early 90's flight simulator level...

I want early 90's flight simulator level accuracy, I only want to compromise when I'm forced to. I have already been forced to compromise on building a full physical model of the aircraft, fine, I'm...
Forum: Coders. General 09 February 2021, 17:23
Replies: 29
Views: 1,546
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
I don't think you've understood the question.

I don't think you've understood the question.
Forum: Coders. General 09 February 2021, 10:42
Replies: 29
Views: 1,546
Posted By Ernst Blofeld
Thanks, I had somehow missed the FPFix and FPFlt...

Thanks, I had somehow missed the FPFix and FPFlt functions, and wouldn't have known they could work with manipulating the exponent part like that.
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