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Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 18:11
Replies: 31
Views: 977
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Yes, that is what I was referring to. My...

Yes, that is what I was referring to.

My hope is that dynamic layouts will someday have their own compiler so that constant folding can propegate through the layout and optimize away redundant...
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 17:52
Replies: 31
Views: 977
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Based on the heavily trolled and presumably...

Based on the heavily trolled and presumably locked thread on Amiga.org, I heard that GadTools.library is getting font sensitive layouts so Layout.class and GTLayout.library get to go away. Is this...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 March 2020, 22:05
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By Samurai_Crow
You need a PowerPC accelerator to run 4.1 but...

You need a PowerPC accelerator to run 4.1 but it's not worth it. Even a 250 MHz PPC slows to a crawl running AmigaOS 4.1.
Forum: Amiga scene 25 March 2020, 18:15
Replies: 164
Views: 11,344
Posted By Samurai_Crow
In this day and age what is morally right is...

In this day and age what is morally right is often the opposite of what is legal and vice versa. Professional attitudes that rely on legalities are fair game for a public spat if they do a moral...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 March 2020, 22:47
Replies: 23
Views: 1,421
Posted By Samurai_Crow
One OS feature that I would have liked is the...

One OS feature that I would have liked is the ability for macros could be embedded in libraries. AmigaDE could do it but not AmigaOS in any version. That way the huge split between system friendly...
Forum: support.Other 01 March 2020, 05:49
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By Samurai_Crow
I don't recognise the one in the picture. Maybe...

I don't recognise the one in the picture. Maybe you just need to switch file requesters. Req.library is 1.3 compatible for certain. ARP.library is not one of the better ones though. ...
Forum: support.Other 01 March 2020, 04:59
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By Samurai_Crow
First of all, which file dialog library are you...

First of all, which file dialog library are you using? ASL didn't come with Workbench versions prior to 2.
Forum: support.Other 26 February 2020, 20:04
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By Samurai_Crow
There's supposed to be a MagicMenu.info file that...

There's supposed to be a MagicMenu.info file that holds the tooltypes and the normal icon image. Go into the icon editor from the tools drawer on workbench, load the icon image from one of your...
Forum: support.Other 25 February 2020, 23:49
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By Samurai_Crow
You need to have icons for each file in WBstartup...

You need to have icons for each file in WBstartup so Workbench can parse the tooltypes for the DONOTWAIT cookie.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 22 February 2020, 22:34
Replies: 1,228
Views: 146,776
Posted By Samurai_Crow
AROS uses ELF binaries but not Bebbo's GCC except...

AROS uses ELF binaries but not Bebbo's GCC except for some AmigaOS 68k compatibility. Look into that instead. Bebbo's GCC is Hunk formatted, not ELF.
Forum: support.Other 19 February 2020, 18:23
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By Samurai_Crow
CDXL is the chipset codec for Amiga. CDTV came...

CDXL is the chipset codec for Amiga. CDTV came with it but there are others.
Forum: Amiga scene 12 February 2020, 03:11
Replies: 2
Views: 700
Posted By Samurai_Crow
There is a waiting list to buy Vampires. That...

There is a waiting list to buy Vampires. That may be why you didn't get an immediate reply.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 February 2020, 01:50
Replies: 455
Views: 25,945
Posted By Samurai_Crow
When the topic of flat shaded polygons came to...

When the topic of flat shaded polygons came to mind I immediately thought of Lightspeed by MicroProse. https://youtu.be/_q-TgFdVQF4

I never played it through because it's a DOS game but I thought...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 31 January 2020, 11:05
Replies: 118
Views: 6,758
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Metro Siege uses partial animation bobs using an...

Metro Siege uses partial animation bobs using an old version of Spriter for the part alignment editing.
Forum: Coders. AMOS 30 January 2020, 05:23
Replies: 4
Views: 1,206
Posted By Samurai_Crow
I've never used the Amos non-pro editions. I...

I've never used the Amos non-pro editions. I don't know.
Forum: Coders. Nextgen 28 January 2020, 23:06
Replies: 2
Views: 1,143
Posted By Samurai_Crow
My question was answered on AmigaWorld.net by...

My question was answered on AmigaWorld.net by directing me to a tutorial on Morph.zone .

To make a long story short I found conditional Assembly for OS4 startup code by defining a macro from the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 January 2020, 11:16
Replies: 340
Views: 50,254
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Last update 2018, FEBRUARY Yes. It needs...

Last update 2018, FEBRUARY
Yes. It needs updating.
Forum: Coders. AMOS 24 January 2020, 18:30
Replies: 4
Views: 1,206
Posted By Samurai_Crow
The AmosPro manual has an appendix on the...

The AmosPro manual has an appendix on the subject. See https://www.ultimateamiga.co.uk/HostedProjects/AMOSFactory/AMOSProManual/14/1401.html.
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 22 January 2020, 10:16
Replies: 12
Views: 1,170
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Re:Hollywood audio ...is AHI all the way...

Re:Hollywood audio

...is AHI all the way with CPU based mixing if you don't have a sound card.
Forum: Coders. Nextgen 21 January 2020, 06:57
Replies: 2
Views: 1,143
Posted By Samurai_Crow
ECX bootstrap codes on MOS and OS4 using VAsm

I'm in the process of starting a new fork of ECX, the AmigaE compiler for PPC and 68020+. I've run into a snag. The startup codes are bootstrapped in Assembly and I don't know what the settings...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 20 January 2020, 04:34
Replies: 12
Views: 1,170
Posted By Samurai_Crow
The 128k limit for samples is a Paula hardware...

The 128k limit for samples is a Paula hardware limit. CDXL streams audio interleaved with the data stream leaving two voices unused. I'm not as familiar with YAFA but I know there is a codec for...
Forum: Coders. AMOS 17 January 2020, 21:56
Replies: 27
Views: 2,792
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 17 January 2020, 12:24
Replies: 8
Views: 726
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 17 January 2020, 01:08
Replies: 27
Views: 2,792
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, 14:49
Replies: 14
Views: 741
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, 03:10
Replies: 27
Views: 2,792
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, 01:34
Replies: 27
Views: 2,792
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, 07:05
Replies: 143
Views: 6,573
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, 21:12
Replies: 143
Views: 6,573
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, 18:13
Replies: 3
Views: 669
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, 18:06
Replies: 340
Views: 50,254
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, 18:32
Replies: 27
Views: 4,248
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, 08:01
Replies: 6
Views: 907
Posted By Samurai_Crow
No.

No.
Forum: Coders. General 16 December 2019, 15:57
Replies: 17
Views: 998
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, 05:50
Replies: 16
Views: 1,504
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 14 December 2019, 23:32
Replies: 16
Views: 1,504
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, 22:25
Replies: 51
Views: 7,307
Posted By Samurai_Crow
PM MickGyver about one.

PM MickGyver about one.
Forum: support.Apps 04 December 2019, 13:51
Replies: 7
Views: 532
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, 22:32
Replies: 27
Views: 2,792
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, 05:29
Replies: 309
Views: 32,239
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Are you sure you want the output redirection...

Are you sure you want the output redirection operator backwards from AmigaDOS?
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