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Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware Today, 17:04
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Posted By meynaf
In my memory it did put level+1 in ipl field when...

In my memory it did put level+1 in ipl field when an interrupt occurs. I guess it's been too long i haven't fiddled with these... :o

But then ipl=7 would mask level 7 but they just prevented it ?...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware Today, 16:53
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Posted By meynaf
Ok, you have the point. Nevertheless if you...

Ok, you have the point.

Nevertheless if you look at that list, you'll see it is some vm, maybe some framework, but certainly not a fully featured operating system.
That thing is like building a...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware Today, 16:32
Replies: 51
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Posted By meynaf
In the interview they say they don't have proper...

In the interview they say they don't have proper malloc.

EDIT: they say exactly :

Not what i'd call memory allocation, even basic...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware Today, 16:32
Replies: 51
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Posted By meynaf
Doh, perhaps i don't even remember exactly. But...

Doh, perhaps i don't even remember exactly.
But isn't it that ipl=6 allows both 6 & 7 (anything >=6) but ipl=7 only 7, while ipl=0 allows >=0 but there is no level 0 so it's the same as 1 ?



...
Forum: project.WHDLoad Today, 16:22
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Posted By meynaf
Not the disk name, but the file names maybe. ...

Not the disk name, but the file names maybe.
Have a look at the disk with some file manager (even wb) and check the file names. Try renaming dmgame.dat to dmgameg.dat, or vice versa.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware Today, 16:11
Replies: 51
Views: 1,262
Posted By meynaf
You call that complete ? Have a look at the API...

You call that complete ? Have a look at the API list ! They don't even have support for basic memory allocation !
(And perhaps at the list of supported machines as well.)



One of the zips...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware Today, 15:57
Replies: 51
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Posted By meynaf
Nope, I don't drink. But i notice you're now...

Nope, I don't drink. But i notice you're now doing personal attacks.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware Today, 15:50
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Posted By meynaf
Finally ! So it appears to be real asm. ...

Finally !
So it appears to be real asm.
Well, but that's not exactly "a whole OS", rather a small vm.

So what does it prove ? That with 10-15 years one can write something that remotely...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware Today, 15:27
Replies: 51
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Posted By meynaf
Available for download, huh ? And... where ? ...

Available for download, huh ? And... where ?



That's nothing worth so much touble...




There are so many fakes for so many things in the internet, so why not that ?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 14:59
Replies: 32
Views: 801
Posted By meynaf
While there appears to be quite some common code...

While there appears to be quite some common code between the two, Civilization and Colonization can't really be considered as using the same engine.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware Today, 13:48
Replies: 51
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Posted By meynaf
What's the point in writing an OS with so few...

What's the point in writing an OS with so few apps ? I don't see any, but they did.
What's the point in lying about it being real asm ? I remember some old 8-bit game advertised as 100% asm, which...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware Today, 12:21
Replies: 51
Views: 1,262
Posted By meynaf
These guys are masochists :shocked Yet it's...

These guys are masochists :shocked

Yet it's perhaps not as good as it looks :
- we have no idea about the quality of their API - old MSDOS versions were asm too, after all
- nothing proves it's...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene Today, 11:27
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By meynaf
Unless of a bug in the conversion, converted mods...

Unless of a bug in the conversion, converted mods will sound exactly the same.
You may, however, lose some information such as sample names - you know, this place where a lot of things which are not...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware Today, 11:21
Replies: 51
Views: 1,262
Posted By meynaf
They are not common unbiased facts, as you're...

They are not common unbiased facts, as you're alone saying this...
And what about your experience ? If you have experience, then you should have code to show !



Really, no. As already said,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 August 2018, 17:43
Replies: 32
Views: 801
Posted By meynaf
Another obvious one... Lemmings, Ohno more...

Another obvious one...

Lemmings, Ohno more lemmings, Holiday lemmings, etc.
Forum: Hardware mods 18 August 2018, 16:39
Replies: 16
Views: 890
Posted By meynaf
Refusal to collaborate to team projects isn't the...

Refusal to collaborate to team projects isn't the same thing as open sourcing, which is taking the risk of seeing the project being defaced by a$$holes not fully understanding it...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 August 2018, 15:30
Replies: 32
Views: 801
Posted By meynaf
Colorado, Starblade (well, actually, nearly all...

Colorado, Starblade (well, actually, nearly all Silmarils game use the same scripting system).
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 August 2018, 15:25
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By meynaf
Texts are something, they might eventually be...

Texts are something, they might eventually be fixed later, but sometimes whole parts (like intro or some menu) are missing.
Forum: Hardware mods 18 August 2018, 10:56
Replies: 16
Views: 890
Posted By meynaf
It looks like OP's points #4 and #6 are also...

It looks like OP's points #4 and #6 are also valid for a coder...
Forum: project.EAB 16 August 2018, 10:25
Replies: 52
Views: 2,060
Posted By meynaf
Nope - still same problem here. Cleared cache...

Nope - still same problem here. Cleared cache both from within FF and with CCleaner.


Steps to reproduce :


Here is one line.


And then another. Typed only 1 empty line in between but 2...
Forum: project.EAB 16 August 2018, 10:08
Replies: 174
Views: 9,608
Posted By meynaf
There must anyway be something efficient at play...

There must anyway be something efficient at play because it's been quite a long time i haven't seen even a single spam post :great
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 14 August 2018, 19:15
Replies: 51
Views: 1,262
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: 52
Views: 2,060
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
Replies: 52
Views: 2,060
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: 51
Views: 1,262
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: 51
Views: 1,262
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: 52
Views: 2,060
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: 52
Views: 2,060
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: 51
Views: 1,262
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: 51
Views: 1,262
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: 528
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: 528
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: 15
Views: 589
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: 528
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: 528
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: 528
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: 528
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: 528
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: 528
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: 528
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.
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