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Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 14 August 2018, 19:15
Replies: 14
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Posted By meynaf
IIRC a NMI (that hidden button behind the oric)...

IIRC a NMI (that hidden button behind the oric) could get rid of this too.
Anyway, put a 65C02 in your oric and this problem is gone.



It exists and is called the Coldfire. Something tells me...
Forum: project.EAB 14 August 2018, 19:14
Replies: 50
Views: 1,896
Posted By meynaf
Well, you could as well use "post quick reply" or...

Well, you could as well use "post quick reply" or just remove extra lines when previewing (they don't return), but nevertheless, a bug is a bug is a bug :p
Forum: project.EAB 14 August 2018, 18:53
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Views: 1,896
Posted By meynaf
A workaround isn't a fix ;)

A workaround isn't a fix ;)
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 14 August 2018, 18:33
Replies: 14
Views: 565
Posted By meynaf
A fact i've found about people defending whatever...

A fact i've found about people defending whatever cpu family vs 68k is that when asked to show significantly sized code for performing comparisons (i.e. for proving their claims), they just won't do...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 14 August 2018, 18:25
Replies: 14
Views: 565
Posted By meynaf
No, because on x86 mov doesn't set the flags. ...

No, because on x86 mov doesn't set the flags.



I meant redundant in regard to each other, but actually, if i were to keep one, it would be the arithmetic version. It sets V bit with something...
Forum: project.EAB 14 August 2018, 15:07
Replies: 50
Views: 1,896
Posted By meynaf
Ok, cleaned up da browser cache, came back and...

Ok, cleaned up da browser cache, came back and tried with two lines.

Second line after two empty lines, with full editor -- ended with 3 empty lines instead of 2. But if only 1 empty line in...
Forum: project.EAB 14 August 2018, 11:06
Replies: 50
Views: 1,896
Posted By meynaf
Lines are doubled only the first time and then...

Lines are doubled only the first time and then everything is fine, but if extra lines are added, these (and not the previous ones) are doubled too.
So there is a difference between lines you type...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 13 August 2018, 10:03
Replies: 14
Views: 565
Posted By meynaf
Ok, this time it's about the x86 page. I can not...

Ok, this time it's about the x86 page. I can not tell for the PDP-11.


Overall the tone says it clearly : in 68k page it was "bad" cpu and here it's "good" cpu. *Cough*. But let's go to the...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 13 August 2018, 09:30
Replies: 14
Views: 565
Posted By meynaf
Hello again litwr ! Your distaste for 68k and...

Hello again litwr !
Your distaste for 68k and strange love for x86 never fail to amaze me :D


Wanting to find wrong data in your articles ?

Let's start with 68k article (there are wrong...
Forum: Coders. System 13 August 2018, 08:59
Replies: 22
Views: 470
Posted By meynaf
Yes this is a lot more in the like of what I want...

Yes this is a lot more in the like of what I want :great

Now i have to understand the details and rewrite it in asm.
Also in need of a way to add a flag that would conditionnally make it...
Forum: Coders. System 12 August 2018, 17:50
Replies: 22
Views: 470
Posted By meynaf
Code that returns -1 isn't necessarily at start.

Code that returns -1 isn't necessarily at start.
Forum: HOL data problems 12 August 2018, 09:48
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By meynaf
I had this game on the ST long ago, even ripped...

I had this game on the ST long ago, even ripped the music ;)

Well, I guess someone not knowing the game has misread the name.
Now just tell people at TOSEC the "aka" is bogus, and end of story.
Forum: Coders. System 12 August 2018, 09:36
Replies: 22
Views: 470
Posted By meynaf
The problem isn't a potential crash. The problem...

The problem isn't a potential crash. The problem is bogus error message appearing on cli when the command can't be loaded. Libraries, etc, have moveq #-1,d0+rts at start and this *will* trigger the...
Forum: Coders. System 11 August 2018, 20:37
Replies: 22
Views: 470
Posted By meynaf
I don't know what return code it gives, but when...

I don't know what return code it gives, but when i saw the error message in the cli i knew it did not work as i wanted...



Nope - it also shows bogus error message in cli.



That's quite...
Forum: Coders. System 11 August 2018, 20:16
Replies: 22
Views: 470
Posted By meynaf
My use case is to write a wrapper function and...

My use case is to write a wrapper function and then reuse it in every program that will need to call another. Therefore it must be clean of "clunky" things ;)

Now wondering if i can do that (or...
Forum: Coders. System 11 August 2018, 20:01
Replies: 22
Views: 470
Posted By meynaf
Apparently, yes. I just wanted some "cheap" way....

Apparently, yes. I just wanted some "cheap" way. Seems Atari ST has better PEXEC function :scream
Forum: Coders. System 11 August 2018, 19:54
Replies: 22
Views: 470
Posted By meynaf
That will just load the program in memory, not...

That will just load the program in memory, not create a new process, allocate stack, give args, etc.



Well the program may exist but still fail in a number of ways... It's general failure i...
Forum: Coders. System 11 August 2018, 19:41
Replies: 22
Views: 470
Posted By meynaf
The fact a file exists doesn't make it a valid...

The fact a file exists doesn't make it a valid executable.
Forum: Coders. System 11 August 2018, 19:30
Replies: 22
Views: 470
Posted By meynaf
I do *not* want to redirect the command's output...

I do *not* want to redirect the command's output to NIL: because the program I run may well output something useful.
Besides, this would just fail silently if it's not found.
Forum: Coders. System 11 August 2018, 19:14
Replies: 22
Views: 470
Posted By meynaf
run a program from within another

Hi,

The problem here is to simply launch some program, wait for it to return (or not), and (eventually) continue with the original code. Say, calling some external program like a routine would be....
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 10 August 2018, 21:32
Replies: 13
Views: 605
Posted By meynaf
I can't imagine playing Settlers with a joypad...

I can't imagine playing Settlers with a joypad :shocked
Forum: Amiga scene 10 August 2018, 21:30
Replies: 121
Views: 7,984
Posted By meynaf
About flame wars, like every other vampire thread...

About flame wars, like every other vampire thread :p
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 August 2018, 19:08
Replies: 98
Views: 8,661
Posted By meynaf
But the Atari ST hardware is simple and look at...

But the Atari ST hardware is simple and look at how complicated it ended up. For Amiga it would just be a nightmare.
Forum: Coders. Releases 10 August 2018, 13:46
Replies: 17
Views: 3,156
Posted By meynaf
Huge stacks are common for programs coming from...

Huge stacks are common for programs coming from other platforms (understand : pc).
I've found that usually 300k is enough, though.
Forum: support.Hardware 09 August 2018, 13:55
Replies: 23
Views: 1,053
Posted By meynaf
Neither would a DSP ? :confused

Neither would a DSP ? :confused
Forum: News 09 August 2018, 12:22
Replies: 111
Views: 7,396
Posted By meynaf
"Just don't use the feature" isn't a proper reply...

"Just don't use the feature" isn't a proper reply to a bug report :/
Forum: support.Hardware 09 August 2018, 11:24
Replies: 23
Views: 1,053
Posted By meynaf
Wouldn't an ordinary GPU be more efficient and...

Wouldn't an ordinary GPU be more efficient and cheaper ?
Forum: News 09 August 2018, 11:21
Replies: 111
Views: 7,396
Posted By meynaf
But duplicated empty lines are still there... :(

But duplicated empty lines are still there... :(
Forum: Amiga scene 07 August 2018, 19:50
Replies: 88
Views: 3,507
Posted By meynaf
In no particular order : ram disk always...

In no particular order : ram disk always available, Arexx, Snoopdos, the keyboard layout, intuition's multi-screen, overall system is lean-and-mean, we have full control of the machine, it's fun to...
Forum: Coders. System 07 August 2018, 10:56
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By meynaf
First, what you're getting is interrupts...

First, what you're getting is interrupts (actually level 2 & 3), not exceptions.
Second, you can't step thru rts - i don't know winuae debugger but i guess it's the same as setting a breakpoint at...
Forum: support.Games 06 August 2018, 21:49
Replies: 44
Views: 4,218
Posted By meynaf
I remember having played Ishar on an A600 so it's...

I remember having played Ishar on an A600 so it's certainly doable. Shift+number should work.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 August 2018, 19:15
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By meynaf
It may be possible with an intermediate machine...

It may be possible with an intermediate machine with audio input and enough raw power.
Then a program would input the tape as wave, analyze it to extract the binary data, convert that data to normal...
Forum: OT - General 06 August 2018, 14:58
Replies: 78
Views: 7,688
Posted By meynaf
Something like that ? ...

Something like that ?
http://meynaf.free.fr/upload/2chats-3.jpg
(yes it's me here, but those two are goners now, unfortunately)
Forum: OT - General 06 August 2018, 14:07
Replies: 15
Views: 511
Posted By meynaf
Ok i'm not to be considered old here, but the...

Ok i'm not to be considered old here, but the more i advance in age, the more i like turn-based games :cheese
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 August 2018, 12:16
Replies: 56
Views: 4,574
Posted By meynaf
You can know only by testing ;) ...

You can know only by testing ;)



There's probably no reason why it wouldn't work...



While it's possible this can work, it will not if the problem is located in the code (bug or bad...
Forum: request.Modules 06 August 2018, 09:37
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By meynaf
This is because it uses iMuse sound system,...

This is because it uses iMuse sound system, integrated into scumm scripting and very complicated.
Same story as Monkey island 2.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 04 August 2018, 09:33
Replies: 18
Views: 666
Posted By meynaf
That's very possible but it's asm only and not...

That's very possible but it's asm only and not exactly made to be open sourced... PM me if you want to see it.
At least you'll be able to understand my french comments :D
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 August 2018, 09:27
Replies: 98
Views: 8,661
Posted By meynaf
Easy. Just setup your WB to 1280x512 in 256c and...

Easy. Just setup your WB to 1280x512 in 256c and you'll have 64-bit data access for sure :p
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 03 August 2018, 21:10
Replies: 18
Views: 666
Posted By meynaf
Yes it can play .wav files one-shot or looped...

Yes it can play .wav files one-shot or looped (you can control the number of loops).
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=91092

I have my own tools to play sounds but it's part of a larger...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 August 2018, 18:00
Replies: 98
Views: 8,661
Posted By meynaf
Yup, anyway one sure thing is that chipmem is...

Yup, anyway one sure thing is that chipmem is deadly slow. 50Mhz '030 has to wait ~28 clocks for a single access :/
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