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Forum: Coders. General 14 February 2019, 15:35
Replies: 18
Views: 1,778
Posted By Leffmann
If you want something really fast then look at...

If you want something really fast then look at Clenched's method further up in the thread.

If you want something simpler to set up, but not quite as fast, then build to a directory-based drive,...
Forum: support.Apps 12 February 2019, 20:30
Replies: 16
Views: 308
Posted By Leffmann
If you will be using Workbench software, you will...

If you will be using Workbench software, you will eventually need reqtools.library anyway:

http://aminet.net/package/util/libs/ReqToolsUsr
http://aminet.net/package/util/arc/lha

You can also...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 February 2019, 15:58
Replies: 68
Views: 2,850
Posted By Leffmann
I don't think I've finished a single one to be...

I don't think I've finished a single one to be honest... but some day I hope to finally work through all the levels of Rock'n'Roll and Emerald Mine.
Forum: support.Apps 12 February 2019, 15:55
Replies: 16
Views: 308
Posted By Leffmann
Try HippoPlayer: ...

Try HippoPlayer:
http://aminet.net/package/mus/play/hippoplayer
http://aminet.net/package/mus/play/hipkey
Forum: Amiga scene 12 February 2019, 15:48
Replies: 7
Views: 701
Posted By Leffmann
Does the boxed CD contain the newly updated...

Does the boxed CD contain the newly updated version, or will the purchase at least include the free download?
Forum: Coders. General 02 February 2019, 19:17
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By Leffmann
If you add lib:amiga.lib like Sam Crow says then?...

If you add lib:amiga.lib like Sam Crow says then?

You could also declare all the library bases and open them explicitly. Minus error checking etc.:

#include <intuition/intuitionbase.h>...
Forum: Coders. General 02 February 2019, 11:19
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By Leffmann
If you want to build from the command line then...

If you want to build from the command line then sc lines.c to lines link is sufficient.

You can also set up an empty project with scsetup work:project and drop your source files there. Usually the...
Forum: Coders. System 30 January 2019, 15:33
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By Leffmann
What's the exact format, and what versions of...

What's the exact format, and what versions of Kickstart support this?

I always felt that the managing the stack via the c:stack command and the program icon was a terrible solution.
Forum: support.Apps 29 January 2019, 21:21
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By Leffmann
tool `requestfile`

tool `requestfile`
Forum: support.Apps 24 January 2019, 22:20
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By Leffmann
To my knowledge the 5.0 was the last official...

To my knowledge the 5.0 was the last official version released, and the 5.2 was just a hack by someone else.

I once e-mailed Dallas Hodgson about it, and he said the 5.0 was the last version he...
Forum: Coders. General 24 January 2019, 18:26
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By Leffmann
One of the many problems with ASM-One is that it...

One of the many problems with ASM-One is that it executes your program as a simple subroutine. If you started ASM-One from the Workbench then your program runs inside ASM-One's own Workbench process,...
Forum: support.Amix 22 January 2019, 16:50
Replies: 17
Views: 1,262
Posted By Leffmann
It's neither Unix nor Linux, but if someone is...

It's neither Unix nor Linux, but if someone is just looking for a Unix-like experience, then NetBSD supports Amiga and is actively developed:

https://netbsd.org/
Forum: support.Other 16 January 2019, 16:07
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By Leffmann
Try this: ...

Try this:
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=86236

There's a Windows build of the program somewhere in the thread.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 14 January 2019, 23:10
Replies: 20
Views: 1,167
Posted By Leffmann
Yes we know that much, but why? What's the...

Yes we know that much, but why? What's the technical explanation, and is/was it a peculiarity of the Amiga's disk controller and interface, or of the drive itself? To me it seems intuitive that if...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 14 January 2019, 14:12
Replies: 20
Views: 1,167
Posted By Leffmann
I've never heard an explanation for why you have...

I've never heard an explanation for why you have to step the drive head before it can sense that a disk has been inserted. Does anyone know?
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 08 January 2019, 16:09
Replies: 8
Views: 756
Posted By Leffmann
Sounds like one of the first games I played on...

Sounds like one of the first games I played on Amiga: Vampire's Empire (http://hol.abime.net/1556/screenshot)
Forum: Coders. Releases 29 December 2018, 23:37
Replies: 31
Views: 8,743
Posted By Leffmann
I have no installer for macOS, but I've added a...

I have no installer for macOS, but I've added a zip with binaries in the top post.
Forum: Coders. Releases 29 December 2018, 18:16
Replies: 31
Views: 8,743
Posted By Leffmann
I've updated the installer and binary-only...

I've updated the installer and binary-only packages with the latest versions.

The packages now also include vasmm68k_madmac, the AmigaOS 2.0+ POSIX target, and GNU Make 3.81 for compatibility with...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 29 December 2018, 11:31
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By Leffmann
Both VBCC and SAS/C will do this as part of the...

Both VBCC and SAS/C will do this as part of the cleanup.
Forum: OT - General 28 December 2018, 00:39
Replies: 80
Views: 3,522
Posted By Leffmann
I agree. While Amiten handled the criticism...

I agree. While Amiten handled the criticism poorly I also feel he was led on, and as such I think the ban was a clear abuse of privileges.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 26 December 2018, 19:34
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By Leffmann
In the end they can pretty much be treated like...

In the end they can pretty much be treated like any regular hard drive, but they're much more convenient than the loud, hot 3.5" things we used to cram into the Amigas back in the day :)

Just be...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 December 2018, 18:24
Replies: 71
Views: 3,964
Posted By Leffmann
AGA can output proper 31 kHz 640x480p video, but...

AGA can output proper 31 kHz 640x480p video, but how many people have screens that can handle it, even today?
Forum: support.Hardware 22 December 2018, 17:36
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By Leffmann
Just use ProTracker and place a few notes into...

Just use ProTracker and place a few notes into the channel you want to try.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 December 2018, 13:26
Replies: 52
Views: 3,291
Posted By Leffmann
Pretty much. Anyone who says AmigaOS is...

Pretty much. Anyone who says AmigaOS is convenient to program has probably not programmed it themselves.

It's not just system calls, most of the system and its APIs are completely byzantine and...
Forum: support.Apps 20 December 2018, 22:03
Replies: 26
Views: 932
Posted By Leffmann
You can use requestchoice title text choice1...

You can use requestchoice title text choice1 choice2 ...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 December 2018, 20:20
Replies: 52
Views: 3,291
Posted By Leffmann
The Blitter is quite efficient at what it does...

The Blitter is quite efficient at what it does actually. Most of the costs of the logic operations (masking, shifting, computing minterms) are hidden because they happen between memory accesses. The...
Forum: support.WinUAE 20 December 2018, 19:17
Replies: 8
Views: 651
Posted By Leffmann
You could identically partition and quick-format...

You could identically partition and quick-format a sparse or dynamic HDF in the emulator, and clone the existing contents to it with copy DHx: DHy: all clone quiet to get an HDF that only takes up as...
Forum: News 20 December 2018, 19:11
Replies: 53
Views: 4,970
Posted By Leffmann
Amiga business planning 101: 1. Buy plenty...

Amiga business planning 101:

1. Buy plenty of 040/060 in the post-Amiga years when they're cheap
2. Sit on them
3. Produce and sell as many 020/030 boards as the market is willing to pay for
4....
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 18 December 2018, 23:35
Replies: 1,075
Views: 102,476
Posted By Leffmann
I can't build the toolchain for macOS, but on...

I can't build the toolchain for macOS, but on Windows Subsystem for Linux Ubuntu both the toolchain and that test program builds fine.
Forum: OT - Technical 18 December 2018, 12:48
Replies: 20
Views: 866
Posted By Leffmann
I've been wanting to try Hyper-V but haven't been...

I've been wanting to try Hyper-V but haven't been able to get it to work, and it has this issue of being a type-1 or "native" hypervisor, which apparently prevents other virtualization solutions from...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 December 2018, 16:02
Replies: 3,914
Views: 631,970
Posted By Leffmann
Still playing CS:GO. And it's still the most...

Still playing CS:GO. And it's still the most honest and cheat-free game on the whole internet.
Forum: support.Apps 17 December 2018, 16:00
Replies: 18
Views: 1,051
Posted By Leffmann
By switching to American or British keymap. It...

By switching to American or British keymap. It works much better for many programming languages.
Forum: Amiga scene 16 December 2018, 14:41
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By Leffmann
I'll bite :) I predict he's doing furry or...

I'll bite :) I predict he's doing furry or something now.

EDIT: I was sort of right :)

Wasn't that wolf/fox he's drawing an official Amiga maskot at some point?
Forum: support.Apps 15 December 2018, 00:19
Replies: 18
Views: 1,051
Posted By Leffmann
Try Redit:...

Try Redit: http://aminet.net/package/text/edit/Redit
Forum: Coders. Tutorials 14 December 2018, 19:08
Replies: 111
Views: 6,626
Posted By Leffmann
D0-D1/A0-A1 are scratch registers, this has...

D0-D1/A0-A1 are scratch registers, this has always been the case for system calls.
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 December 2018, 15:31
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By Leffmann
There's no built-in RTG capability in AmigaOS, so...

There's no built-in RTG capability in AmigaOS, so you typically use Picasso 96 to patch it in:

http://aminet.net/package/driver/video/Picasso96
Forum: Hardware mods 12 December 2018, 22:42
Replies: 45
Views: 6,918
Posted By Leffmann
It always had a full kilobyte, they're just...

It always had a full kilobyte, they're just mixing up kilobytes and kilobits, but yeah the whole CD32 and the AGA architecture were missed opportunities. They weren't exactly showering the R&D in...
Forum: Coders. General 12 December 2018, 13:42
Replies: 9
Views: 527
Posted By Leffmann
SAS/C has most of what you're looking for, the...

SAS/C has most of what you're looking for, the editor being the weakest part:

http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1079045&postcount=7
Forum: support.Hardware 12 December 2018, 13:37
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By Leffmann
I have an odd question: what does it say on the...

I have an odd question: what does it say on the actual CPU?
Forum: MarketPlace 11 December 2018, 01:11
Replies: 0
Views: 208
Posted By Leffmann
Post WTB: Amiga User Interface Style Guide

Looking for this book in good condition:

https://www.vintageisthenewold.com/amiga-user-interface-style-guide-available-for-download/

Thanks
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