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Forum: Coders. General 14 July 2018, 20:00
Replies: 47
Views: 4,316
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Chunky native is affected by copper on Gold 3. ...

Chunky native is affected by copper on Gold 3. The problem is P96 doesn't support copper, OS3 doesn't support chunky by itself and AROS doesn't support copper. It's hardware banging season!
Forum: support.Other 14 July 2018, 11:32
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By Samurai_Crow
I think info (at) a-eon.com is a valid contact.

I think info (at) a-eon.com is a valid contact.
Forum: Coders. General 14 July 2018, 11:16
Replies: 47
Views: 4,316
Posted By Samurai_Crow
@hypex We need to get you a Vampire...

@hypex

We need to get you a Vampire stand-alone card. ;-) Once Gold3 core is out, that is....
Forum: News 13 July 2018, 10:39
Replies: 245
Views: 36,111
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Yes, there will be. I just hope I can afford it.

Yes, there will be. I just hope I can afford it.
Forum: News 13 July 2018, 09:46
Replies: 245
Views: 36,111
Posted By Samurai_Crow
The V1200 will come after the stand-alone board...

The V1200 will come after the stand-alone board anyway. I'm hoping for a V500 because A500 models are more serviceable than A600 or A1200. Pin through soldering is a piece of cake. Surface...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 July 2018, 19:08
Replies: 24
Views: 1,333
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Several of the AGA games you mentioned also...

Several of the AGA games you mentioned also support RTG so you can run them on big box ECS machines as long as you have a graphics card.

After scrolling back I guess this isn't news.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 July 2018, 10:46
Replies: 60
Views: 6,218
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Agreed totally!

Agreed totally!
Forum: Amiga scene 06 July 2018, 21:41
Replies: 262
Views: 18,817
Posted By Samurai_Crow
After all these years, AROS has only a handful of...

After all these years, AROS has only a handful of active developers and 68k and PPC are the focus. AMD64 is still just a skunk works project and x86 has less software than 68k working. ARM works...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 July 2018, 19:48
Replies: 262
Views: 18,817
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Kalamatee has left the team.

Kalamatee has left the team.
Forum: Amiga scene 02 July 2018, 22:27
Replies: 62
Views: 7,614
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Sadly, the only way to add that low-level...

Sadly, the only way to add that low-level capability to AmosPro is to code it in assembly and add custom commands to the language.
Forum: Amiga scene 02 July 2018, 21:44
Replies: 62
Views: 7,614
Posted By Samurai_Crow
He said he wants to do it in AmosPro. If you...

He said he wants to do it in AmosPro. If you want to write an extension to add the "tube scroller" and associated custom blitter routines, be my guest.
Forum: Amiga scene 02 July 2018, 18:01
Replies: 62
Views: 7,614
Posted By Samurai_Crow
The basic idea of scrolling tile map scrolling on...

The basic idea of scrolling tile map scrolling on Amiga is to draw ahead of you x tiles for every pixel scrolled and also draw behind you the same number of tiles so by the time you get to the end of...
Forum: Coders. System 01 July 2018, 19:51
Replies: 21
Views: 863
Posted By Samurai_Crow
http://www.haage-partner.de/download/AmigaOS/NDK39...

http://www.haage-partner.de/download/AmigaOS/NDK39.lha is the link to the AmigaOS 3.9 includes if you need to do it manually.

https://github.com/bebbo/amiga-gcc/blob/master/README.md has...
Forum: Coders. System 01 July 2018, 16:39
Replies: 21
Views: 863
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Since you appear to be using a Linux hosted cross...

Since you appear to be using a Linux hosted cross compiler, try Bebbo's GCC 6.4 compiler. It downloads the AmigaOS 3.9 NDK from the Haage and Partner website with a makefile target.
Forum: Coders. System 01 July 2018, 12:53
Replies: 21
Views: 863
Posted By Samurai_Crow
I'm pretty sure that AsyncIO needs Kickstart 2...

I'm pretty sure that AsyncIO needs Kickstart 2 but I could be wrong. Also you need the system includes that don't always come with VBCC.

Look on http://amigadev.elowar.com for system includes and...
Forum: Coders. System 01 July 2018, 10:35
Replies: 21
Views: 863
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Read the documentation of the library first. ...

Read the documentation of the library first. Second, look at example code.
Forum: Coders. System 01 July 2018, 10:19
Replies: 21
Views: 863
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Since AmigaOS doesn't use an MMU for memory...

Since AmigaOS doesn't use an MMU for memory protection while multitasking, a DOS process practically is a thread.
Forum: Coders. System 30 June 2018, 10:31
Replies: 21
Views: 863
Posted By Samurai_Crow
http://aminet.net/package/dev/c/AsyncIO

http://aminet.net/package/dev/c/AsyncIO
Forum: Coders. System 29 June 2018, 10:29
Replies: 21
Views: 863
Posted By Samurai_Crow
AmigaOS uses non-blocking I/O. Is that what...

AmigaOS uses non-blocking I/O. Is that what you're asking?
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 24 June 2018, 21:32
Replies: 874
Views: 71,410
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Thanks, Bebbo! I wouldn't worry about GCC 8......

Thanks, Bebbo! I wouldn't worry about GCC 8... if the latest LLVM/Clang became possible as a result.

If I remember correctly, libJIT was dropped from GCC while the MC-JIT in LLVM is used on many...
Forum: Coders. Contest 21 June 2018, 20:14
Replies: 383
Views: 68,435
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Works for me.

Works for me.
Forum: Amiga scene 15 June 2018, 21:26
Replies: 106
Views: 4,006
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Neither did what you said in the context of open...

Neither did what you said in the context of open source software. Incidentally my meds are making me tired. I'll continue this discussion later.

Edit: What happened to the post I was replying...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 June 2018, 21:18
Replies: 106
Views: 4,006
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Stop using money then. It's not something that's...

Stop using money then. It's not something that's going to change. It doesn't matter which currency you use. Knowledge is power and I don't want to be unarmed in a battle of sarcastic wit.
Forum: Amiga scene 15 June 2018, 20:57
Replies: 106
Views: 4,006
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Drivers and operating systems both spy on you. ...

Drivers and operating systems both spy on you. Windows 10 and Android both monitor your usage and report back to their respective companies. I've even heard some print drivers allow backdoor access...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 June 2018, 20:30
Replies: 106
Views: 4,006
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Re:stats of declining desktop usage These stats...

Re:stats of declining desktop usage
These stats don't mention console usage. If they are lumped in with desktops it would indicate something different, I suspect.

A gamer friend of mine suspects...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 June 2018, 10:56
Replies: 106
Views: 4,006
Posted By Samurai_Crow
@Bruce Abbott Your synopsis of AROS is...

@Bruce Abbott

Your synopsis of AROS is slightly flawed in two ways: There are bounties to support the addition of new features to AROS but not to write full documentation or debugging. The main...
Forum: Coders. General 11 June 2018, 15:52
Replies: 18
Views: 924
Posted By Samurai_Crow
If you use a Graphics.library-style blitter...

If you use a Graphics.library-style blitter interrupt to draw your bobs and so on, you can actually let the blitter blit and use the CPU to run the program at the same time! Just using QBlit to do...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 June 2018, 22:12
Replies: 106
Views: 4,006
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Name sources, Kolla. It has had 3 names so...

Name sources, Kolla.

It has had 3 names so far. First "Amiga Replacement Operating System", then "Amiga Research Operating System", now "AROS Research Operating System".
Forum: Amiga scene 10 June 2018, 22:00
Replies: 106
Views: 4,006
Posted By Samurai_Crow
It originally was but later became "AROS Research...

It originally was but later became "AROS Research Operating System" because of a threat of a lawsuit by Amiga Inc. over the name.
Forum: Coders. Contest 06 June 2018, 20:31
Replies: 383
Views: 68,435
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Remember, these are the same people that wanted...

Remember, these are the same people that wanted to disallow belly slot RAM on an A500. :-p
Forum: Coders. Contest 05 June 2018, 11:36
Replies: 383
Views: 68,435
Posted By Samurai_Crow
No Hollywood based competitors due to the RTG...

No Hollywood based competitors due to the RTG requirements?
Forum: Amiga scene 04 June 2018, 13:02
Replies: 106
Views: 4,006
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Zune is only compatible with MUI. Reaction...

Zune is only compatible with MUI. Reaction doesn't exist in open-source state, let alone AROS.

Also x64 implements memory protection and SMP in the experimental version even if x86 doesn't in the...
Forum: Coders. Contest 25 May 2018, 20:30
Replies: 383
Views: 68,435
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Sure! The Akiko should help some.

Sure! The Akiko should help some.
Forum: Coders. Contest 25 May 2018, 19:14
Replies: 383
Views: 68,435
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Maybe so. I was thinking of AmigaE and Modula2...

Maybe so. I was thinking of AmigaE and Modula2 for reusability because it would make future competition better due to better tools and libraries existing.
Forum: Coders. Contest 25 May 2018, 18:57
Replies: 383
Views: 68,435
Posted By Samurai_Crow
All of this talk about hardware variants has me...

All of this talk about hardware variants has me thinking there should be a standard scoring rubric where part of the final score is judged by how effectively the hardware was used. If higher specs...
Forum: Coders. Contest 25 May 2018, 17:18
Replies: 383
Views: 68,435
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Only for one category of the compo: the "Wild"...

Only for one category of the compo: the "Wild" category. If you can do it with less, that's even better.
Forum: Coders. Contest 24 May 2018, 17:27
Replies: 383
Views: 68,435
Posted By Samurai_Crow
I agree with Steril707 for the OCS category. ...

I agree with Steril707 for the OCS category. AmosPro has a runtime library that's over 100kB and 512kB systems are unsupported by it for that reason.
Forum: News 25 April 2018, 18:35
Replies: 245
Views: 36,111
Posted By Samurai_Crow
@puppypc The v2 cards are cheaper than v4...

@puppypc

The v2 cards are cheaper than v4 cards. Stand alone will use v4 as a minimum.
Forum: Coders. AMOS 20 April 2018, 10:40
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Asc(Mid$(s$,t,1)) will give you the ASCII code...

Asc(Mid$(s$,t,1)) will give you the ASCII code for character t in string s$. If capital A is tile 0 in your icon bank, you need to subtract 65 from that, for example.

Also, multiplying t*8 is a...
Forum: Coders. AMOS 18 April 2018, 19:21
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By Samurai_Crow
There's a command, something like "limit planes"...

There's a command, something like "limit planes" or "limit mask", that will cause "paste bob" to only blit some of the bitplanes and leave the rest intact. That can be used to do a sort of blending...
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