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Forum: Coders. General Today, 08:50
Replies: 9
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Posted By meynaf
Let me guess... there is a space before \1 in...

Let me guess... there is a space before \1 in your macro, isn't it ?
There must be no space or tabs before a label, otherwise it will be interpreted as a directive - and end up with some error...
Forum: Coders. General Yesterday, 08:48
Replies: 41
Views: 1,094
Posted By meynaf
What is "fall back to SDL" here ? :confused ...

What is "fall back to SDL" here ? :confused



What it can do is mix audio channels, not play Protracker mod files.
Forum: Coders. General 07 April 2020, 21:59
Replies: 41
Views: 1,094
Posted By meynaf
Dropped ? How can something be dropped and still...

Dropped ? How can something be dropped and still work ? Does this mean the SDL version will have disabled features ?



This kind of decision often leads to sources scattered with #ifdef.


...
Forum: Coders. General 07 April 2020, 18:29
Replies: 41
Views: 1,094
Posted By meynaf
Yes. And ?

Yes. And ?
Forum: Coders. General 07 April 2020, 18:01
Replies: 41
Views: 1,094
Posted By meynaf
Well, of course Amiga can play sounds the same...

Well, of course Amiga can play sounds the same way Windows does (i.e. mixer based). But it takes extra cpu power (especially if you want good quality).
The other way around is however simply not...
Forum: Coders. General 07 April 2020, 17:53
Replies: 41
Views: 1,094
Posted By meynaf
We can use interrupts every time we need to...

We can use interrupts every time we need to either have an event occurring after a specific amount of time, or when we need something to regularly happen.
Can we list all possible cases ? I don't...
Forum: Coders. General 07 April 2020, 17:07
Replies: 41
Views: 1,094
Posted By meynaf
Not currently. Can you read asm ? ...

Not currently.
Can you read asm ?



There is of course no single solution that will work everywhere...



This is what you need to use if you want an interrupt at a given frequency.
Forum: Coders. General 07 April 2020, 13:13
Replies: 41
Views: 1,094
Posted By meynaf
This is what i'm currently doing. All of my game...

This is what i'm currently doing. All of my game ports fully multitask, for example. Nevertheless many things require some level of banging, even if it's just poking into the frame buffer (which is...
Forum: Coders. General 06 April 2020, 19:50
Replies: 41
Views: 1,094
Posted By meynaf
Sprites and bobs are your smallest problem...

Sprites and bobs are your smallest problem actually. SDL has no knowledge about planar formats, chip mem, cia timers, etc.
Therefore the idea is to design something more or less from scratch, with...
Forum: Coders. General 06 April 2020, 08:52
Replies: 41
Views: 1,094
Posted By meynaf
I kinda agree with that (if i understood it...

I kinda agree with that (if i understood it correctly).
We need some kind of hardware abstraction layer for the Amiga, that makes as little assumptions about the underlying hardware as possible, but...
Forum: support.WinUAE 04 April 2020, 09:41
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By meynaf
AHI takes heaps of cpu power. It is possible that...

AHI takes heaps of cpu power. It is possible that the Winuae config gives less power than the real machine. Activate JIT and "Fastest possible" to see if this is the case.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 April 2020, 12:38
Replies: 34
Views: 1,007
Posted By meynaf
Easiest solution is to never remove power ups....

Easiest solution is to never remove power ups. Then the player is expected to have them when starting a new level.

If really you need to remove them between levels, convert them into something...
Forum: support.Apps 30 March 2020, 09:28
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By meynaf
Closing wb drawers isn't explicitly needed, just...

Closing wb drawers isn't explicitly needed, just close wb itself.
For running apps, i guess you could just open a popup asking the user to close all of them.
But this brings the question : why...
Forum: request.Modules 25 March 2020, 18:52
Replies: 16
Views: 948
Posted By meynaf
Differences aren't slight. There are several very...

Differences aren't slight. There are several very different songs in the adventure game (they are sub-songs in the custom module). And it is exactly what you get from the page i linked to...

Here...
Forum: request.Modules 25 March 2020, 17:55
Replies: 16
Views: 948
Posted By meynaf
What makes you tell it's the arcade version ? I...

What makes you tell it's the arcade version ? I played the point'n'click adventure 'til the end and i could recognise the music from that rip...
Forum: request.Modules 25 March 2020, 08:42
Replies: 16
Views: 948
Posted By meynaf
At least Last Crusade is available from Wanted...

At least Last Crusade is available from Wanted Team page :
http://wt.exotica.org.uk/customs.html
Forum: Coders. General 22 March 2020, 07:48
Replies: 13
Views: 707
Posted By meynaf
There is one and it is MOVEP.

There is one and it is MOVEP.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 16 March 2020, 13:22
Replies: 17
Views: 932
Posted By meynaf
That means the colors are regularly spaced which...

That means the colors are regularly spaced which isn't the best option for quality, or you need more comparisons to support the extra ones. With my simple LUT i could use any palette without speed...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 16 March 2020, 08:43
Replies: 17
Views: 932
Posted By meynaf
I used 2R, 3G, 1B approximation for my ham8...

I used 2R, 3G, 1B approximation for my ham8 renderer and it gave good quality and speed.

If you want to convert to ham (regardless if this is ham6 or ham8) you have two ways of doing.

The fast...
Forum: Coders. General 11 March 2020, 20:10
Replies: 17
Views: 675
Posted By meynaf
Have you considered using fixed point or changing...

Have you considered using fixed point or changing rounding method ?
Forum: Coders. General 11 March 2020, 17:18
Replies: 17
Views: 675
Posted By meynaf
I haven't said otherwise. It's just that they...

I haven't said otherwise.
It's just that they do only small part of a correct setup and work on a limited amount of machines (and don't multitask properly, etc). It indeed makes it a lot easier to...
Forum: Coders. General 11 March 2020, 16:18
Replies: 17
Views: 675
Posted By meynaf
Which, again, doesn't work out of the box. At...

Which, again, doesn't work out of the box. At least not for me.
Forum: Coders. General 11 March 2020, 16:08
Replies: 17
Views: 675
Posted By meynaf
No, i haven't. Neither of them accept...

No, i haven't.



Neither of them accept to work on my setup.
Forum: Coders. General 11 March 2020, 15:54
Replies: 17
Views: 675
Posted By meynaf
Is some code snippet available somewhere ? What...

Is some code snippet available somewhere ?
What i've seen so far is much code.
Forum: Coders. General 11 March 2020, 14:45
Replies: 17
Views: 675
Posted By meynaf
In todays windows world, really ? Considering...

In todays windows world, really ?
Considering the amount of work to do for just a simple 2D screen setup and for just playing a sound, i seriously doubt anything useful can be done with such a small...
Forum: Coders. General 11 March 2020, 13:54
Replies: 17
Views: 675
Posted By meynaf
I completely fail to see the point in attempting...

I completely fail to see the point in attempting to shave bytes out of a Windows executable...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 10 March 2020, 08:17
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By meynaf
I don't know for vasm but phxass allows setting...

I don't know for vasm but phxass allows setting CARG directly, like this :
CARG set NARG
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 07 March 2020, 19:16
Replies: 10
Views: 603
Posted By meynaf
That it is safe or not depends how the program is...

That it is safe or not depends how the program is run.
If booting directly into game or demo from floppy, then no problem.
But if it is run from OS, then any memory protection tool will give a hit,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 March 2020, 12:24
Replies: 23
Views: 1,624
Posted By meynaf
I would create a new cpu, similar to 68k but...

I would create a new cpu, similar to 68k but different, with the same original design goals that made the 68k but taking programming experience into account so it is even more a beauty to code in...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 07 March 2020, 09:49
Replies: 12
Views: 1,275
Posted By meynaf
Point'n'click with woman, not sure it was Amiga...

Point'n'click with woman, not sure it was Amiga game ?
Could it be Kyrandia 2 (Hand of fate) ?
Forum: support.Hardware 04 March 2020, 16:34
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By meynaf
As i said, set color 0 to black.

As i said, set color 0 to black.
Forum: support.Hardware 04 March 2020, 15:07
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By meynaf
I assume you're using border blank ? If yes,...

I assume you're using border blank ?
If yes, this is probably A1200 hardware bug. I've had the same.
Only solution i know is to set color 0 to black.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 03 March 2020, 21:06
Replies: 185
Views: 117,597
Posted By meynaf
Does optimisation reduce readability ? Not...

Does optimisation reduce readability ?
Not always, but sometimes yes. However you should notice that at the time of doing it. And then it might be a good idea to add some comment explaining what...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 03 March 2020, 09:46
Replies: 34
Views: 2,463
Posted By meynaf
I would recommend writing your own set of...

I would recommend writing your own set of reusable code for common tasks (screen setup, file handling, etc). I can't live without mine.



A monitor is different because you work directly in...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 02 March 2020, 19:07
Replies: 34
Views: 2,463
Posted By meynaf
There is no consensus but it's not only personal...

There is no consensus but it's not only personal preference.
It will depend what your needs are, too.
Is it integrated environment or is it command-line ?
Will it be about coding directly on the...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 21 February 2020, 16:50
Replies: 16
Views: 1,128
Posted By meynaf
Argue for the sake of arguing, assuredly not. You...

Argue for the sake of arguing, assuredly not. You wrote something incorrect and i just pointed it. What is wrong in doing so ?



Why would i do that ? Nonsense.
But indeed, debugging C++ takes...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 21 February 2020, 14:26
Replies: 16
Views: 1,128
Posted By meynaf
I'm not missing the point. If you believe that...

I'm not missing the point. If you believe that one single page of C++ code is functionnally equivalent to a hundred pages of Asm, then you know neither.
The ratio is more like 2:1, maybe even less....
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 21 February 2020, 13:06
Replies: 16
Views: 1,128
Posted By meynaf
How odd, i have exact opposite experience. I...

How odd, i have exact opposite experience.
I wanted to do an implementation of my asm framework in C++/DirectX and it failed.
So ok, i'm not doing 3D, but nevertheless.



Good luck for...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 February 2020, 08:26
Replies: 83
Views: 3,589
Posted By meynaf
Xenon II ST intro music is 8khz 8 bit...

Xenon II ST intro music is 8khz 8 bit pre-rendered sample, while Amiga version appears to be kinda normal sound tracker music.
Thus the musician had more freedom, but less space (it's quite short).
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 17 February 2020, 18:33
Replies: 16
Views: 857
Posted By meynaf
Now question is : what can happen if reset and...

Now question is : what can happen if reset and jmp are not in same longword.
From what i can guess, it could fail only if jmp is read from chip memory after reset instruction has changed cpu reset...
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