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Forum: Coders. Releases 15 February 2019, 04:23
Replies: 360
Views: 34,695
Posted By pipper
You disabled Mipmapped texture mapping. Try ...

You disabled Mipmapped texture mapping.
Try
r_textureMode GL_LINEAR_MIPMAP_NEAREST
Forum: News 14 February 2019, 19:46
Replies: 278
Views: 47,755
Posted By pipper
Novacoder, github is a great backup strategy! ...

Novacoder, github is a great backup strategy!
It would be a pity to loose projects like this if you decide to go back in hiatus or your laptop eventually dies for good.
Forum: Coders. Releases 14 February 2019, 04:11
Replies: 360
Views: 34,695
Posted By pipper
r_picmip downsizes the textures in use. Make sure...

r_picmip downsizes the textures in use. Make sure your 3D accelerator has enough memory when setting it to 0 (i.e. max. Texture size)
Forum: Amiga scene 07 February 2019, 19:12
Replies: 72
Views: 5,823
Posted By pipper
For me one thing shines about open source:...

For me one thing shines about open source: software preservation. With closed source there’s always the danger of companies going out of business, taking the sources down with them. No chance of...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 04 February 2019, 09:14
Replies: 1,094
Views: 103,886
Posted By pipper
I can confirm that the simple example is...

I can confirm that the simple example is crashing. I don't think its a problem with WinUAE, most likely with the gcc toolchain and its C++ standard library.
Forum: support.Other 31 January 2019, 08:57
Replies: 33
Views: 2,347
Posted By pipper
But isn’t the time when the startup-sequence gets...

But isn’t the time when the startup-sequence gets executed already way past the wait for hard drive spin up?
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 27 January 2019, 01:22
Replies: 1,094
Views: 103,886
Posted By pipper
One more question with respect to LTO: ...

One more question with respect to LTO:
Presumed I use two separate gcc invocations for compile & link, which compiler flags have to be presented to the linking invocation, too, when using LTO?
...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 22 January 2019, 09:22
Replies: 1,094
Views: 103,886
Posted By pipper
You don't need to supply any include paths to the...

You don't need to supply any include paths to the compiler, it has a built-in list of include paths.

The gcc toolchain actually comes with 3 libc like implementations
1) 'newlib' which is the...
Forum: Coders. Releases 21 January 2019, 21:15
Replies: 28
Views: 1,119
Posted By pipper
That seems excessive. Maybe the large stack space...

That seems excessive. Maybe the large stack space is just hiding a an OOB bug?!
Forum: support.Other 21 January 2019, 09:39
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By pipper
Maybe exec’s scheduler is starving the tcp/ip...

Maybe exec’s scheduler is starving the tcp/ip stack in favor of disk IO processes.
Have you tried ‘Executive’? It’s available on Aminet and replaces the scheduler with one (actually there are...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 21 January 2019, 09:12
Replies: 1,094
Views: 103,886
Posted By pipper
I got LTO working with ScummVM. After a bit...

I got LTO working with ScummVM.

After a bit of digging I found a change that was surprisingly simple.
LTO with the gcc toolchain on Amiga currently does not deal with .a files.
As Bebbo...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 January 2019, 01:12
Replies: 0
Views: 172
Posted By pipper
Best way to make use of the Blizzard SCSI module?

Hi,
I’d like to improve drive access of my A1200. The internal IDE port connected to an SD card adaptor gains around 1.7mb/s (interestingly the IDE performance is lower with an 060 accelerator than...
Forum: News 09 January 2019, 10:47
Replies: 583
Views: 122,398
Posted By pipper
The FM towns version is using a software FM synth...

The FM towns version is using a software FM synth emulator which is hogging the cpu like crazy, even though it’s only used for sound effects here and there. Music is supposed to come from the CD...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 08 January 2019, 07:13
Replies: 1,094
Views: 103,886
Posted By pipper
...or upload your stuff to github and crowdsource...

...or upload your stuff to github and crowdsource the debugging ;)
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 08 January 2019, 00:52
Replies: 1,094
Views: 103,886
Posted By pipper
That’s a bit hand wavy. Can you elaborate? Does...

That’s a bit hand wavy. Can you elaborate? Does it not compile? Does it not link? Does it not run? Does it run but crash?
In either case please show more details.

I have been compiling large...
Forum: News 26 December 2018, 01:33
Replies: 89
Views: 9,607
Posted By pipper
FWIW: I recently cloned the SourceForge...

FWIW: I recently cloned the SourceForge repository into Github and made Dopus5 compile with Bebbo's toolchain: https://github.com/mheyer32/dopus5allamigas
Everybody is invited to enhance & bugfix :-)
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 22 December 2018, 10:32
Replies: 107
Views: 18,735
Posted By pipper
http://eab.abime.net/zone/ScummVM_2.0_LOL.zip ...

http://eab.abime.net/zone/ScummVM_2.0_LOL.zip

give it a go *crossingfingers*

Make sure to install BlazeWCP. You may also need CAMD library. Both can be found on Aminet. Set up AHI unit 0 to one...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 21 December 2018, 21:32
Replies: 107
Views: 18,735
Posted By pipper
It is definitely possible and not too complicated...

It is definitely possible and not too complicated :-)
I made a fork of Nova's work some time ago and rebased on top of
ScummVM 2.0:
https://github.com/mheyer32/scummvm-amigaos3/tree/devel_2.0
...
Forum: Coders. Releases 11 December 2018, 08:29
Replies: 57
Views: 2,413
Posted By pipper
No, I did not work on ScummVM that Gribblebark...

No, I did not work on ScummVM that Gribblebark posted here. I merely pointed him to an optimization for OS4 that was in in the ScummVM source which was related to file buffer size and smooth movie...
Forum: Coders. Releases 11 December 2018, 05:49
Replies: 57
Views: 2,413
Posted By pipper
it’s been set to 8kb

it’s been set to 8kb
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 14 November 2018, 21:31
Replies: 37
Views: 2,775
Posted By pipper
Correct 50ns allows for even faster memory access...

Correct 50ns allows for even faster memory access than 60ns. It might give some more headroom for overclocking.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 14 November 2018, 19:55
Replies: 37
Views: 2,775
Posted By pipper
About those 70ns Simms. You seem to think that...

About those 70ns Simms. You seem to think that 70ns is better than 60ns. It is actually the other way around: 60ns rams are _capable_ of faster memory access, IF the accelerator card is able to...
Forum: Hardware mods 14 October 2018, 21:52
Replies: 4,059
Views: 378,375
Posted By pipper
Not sure if you’ve seen this, but it’s a good...

Not sure if you’ve seen this, but it’s a good read.
http://amigadev.elowar.com/read/ADCD_2.1/AmigaMail_Vol2_guide/node0161.html
Forum: Coders. General 14 October 2018, 20:43
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By pipper
Also look into the SA_Quiet and SCREENQUIET...

Also look into the SA_Quiet and SCREENQUIET tag/flag when opening the screen.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 11 October 2018, 00:11
Replies: 19
Views: 1,139
Posted By pipper
It’ll be hard finding someone that will do the...

It’ll be hard finding someone that will do the porting.

I wonder, what advantages you see in having gcc native on the Amiga? Someone already stated that it’ll be eating up lots of memory, and...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 10 October 2018, 19:42
Replies: 19
Views: 1,139
Posted By pipper
I’m unclear if you’re aware that the gcc...

I’m unclear if you’re aware that the gcc toolchain will not run on the Amiga itself. It’s a cross compilation toolchain. You develop & compile Amiga code on a PC and only transfer the resulting...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 07 October 2018, 20:36
Replies: 13
Views: 1,115
Posted By pipper
This one is likely to not fit. The height of the...

This one is likely to not fit. The height of the module cannot exceed 26mm (~1inch), otherwise it’ll conflict with the cpu socket. Good luck, though!
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 07 October 2018, 20:30
Replies: 13
Views: 1,115
Posted By pipper
If you get that 128mb stick to fit, please let me...

If you get that 128mb stick to fit, please let me know where you ordered it. So far I had no luck finding a module of this capacity that would fit the Blizzard 1230-IV
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 06 October 2018, 21:23
Replies: 1,094
Views: 103,886
Posted By pipper
@bebbo: do you know if (and how good) the...

@bebbo: do you know if (and how good) the optimizer knows how to optimize for 060? I.e. shift instructions around to make use of dual-issue?
Also do -m68020-60 and -m68060 avoid instructions that...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 05 October 2018, 10:24
Replies: 1,094
Views: 103,886
Posted By pipper
I think I got it working :spin Two issues ...

I think I got it working :spin

Two issues
1) I was a moron, producing essentially .o file (I had -c left over in the gcc commandline) :banghead
2) libnix seems to have a 14 year(!) :confused old...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 04 October 2018, 20:47
Replies: 1,094
Views: 103,886
Posted By pipper
Thanks, alkis! Yeah, this is not really what I’m...

Thanks, alkis! Yeah, this is not really what I’m looking for as you’re using asm to setup the library structure. If everything fails, I can use this approach, though. I was looking for a C only...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 04 October 2018, 10:38
Replies: 1,094
Views: 103,886
Posted By pipper
Does anyone know how to build a .library file...

Does anyone know how to build a .library file with the gcc toolchain? I tried to follow the example at https://github.com/bebbo/amigaos-cross-toolchain/blob/master/examples/simple-library.c but had...
Forum: support.Apps 23 September 2018, 02:41
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By pipper
Installing DOpus5.9x

Short question: How do you properly install the more recent 5.9x versions over an existing 5.8x version? Do you just merge the new files into the existing installation or are they standalone...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 03 September 2018, 03:26
Replies: 1,000
Views: 38,764
Posted By pipper
The question for an m68k assembly beautifier is...

The question for an m68k assembly beautifier is not far fetched. In particular if you start of with an old big project, it is helpful to first go through and reformat and unify all the code to your...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 30 August 2018, 04:17
Replies: 1,000
Views: 38,764
Posted By pipper
Can the FPU operate while the cpu is waiting for...

Can the FPU operate while the cpu is waiting for the bus? Maybe one could hide float calculations in the latency of cpu memory access. I’m thinking of for instance hiding fpu calculations in a C2P...
Forum: support.Games 30 August 2018, 00:24
Replies: 24
Views: 3,267
Posted By pipper
No, that’s not all that’s needed. For instance...

No, that’s not all that’s needed. For instance for proper ECS suppport, we’d need to open a 64Color EHB screen, do explicit 256->64 color palette reduction and use a chunky to planar routine that...
Forum: support.Games 29 August 2018, 21:35
Replies: 24
Views: 3,267
Posted By pipper
I recently looked into the available sources of...

I recently looked into the available sources of ScummVM Amiga ports. The most recent I could find was 1.8.1 RTG. I re-enabled the AGA path in there and for now just hooked it up with...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 August 2018, 03:39
Replies: 32
Views: 1,331
Posted By pipper
Do you maybe need 68060.library?

Do you maybe need 68060.library?
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 24 August 2018, 21:22
Replies: 1,000
Views: 38,764
Posted By pipper
Question: is the Amiga is at least using those...

Question: is the Amiga is at least using those ,empty bus cycles’ for Agnus‘ dma activity? Or am I conflating two things here?
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 24 August 2018, 09:34
Replies: 1,094
Views: 103,886
Posted By pipper
If you want to do C/C++ coding on Linux (or...

If you want to do C/C++ coding on Linux (or Windows), really give QtCreator a try. I love it. Always found Eclipse too convoluted.

https://www1.qt.io/offline-installers/?hsLang=en

(scroll to...
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