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Old 30 June 2016, 15:41   #43
Thorham
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Pure user software doesn't have to. But system tools have.
Sure, but can't the OS just supply the needed data? Give some examples of when not having access to system structures is a problem.

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Who does that memory belong to ?
Two communicating tasks simply have their own message buffers, they don't share a single buffer.

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For the others it's not visible. If you have full memory protection (paged) then even the address is wrong (may map anywhere in your process). And there are eventual pointers in the message itself.
All very true, but remember that the memory protection has to be optional, and that it should be possible to turn it on and off at will. You can't have each program have it's own address space like this.

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I don't use WAV because i don't want to waste disk space.
I rather have low CPU usage to be honest.

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Btw AIFF is more suited for the Amiga (no little endian to convert).
Not relevant if you use calibration. Just setup a calibration table for little endian samples.

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Anyway you can't do that for video.
AAC isn't video Also, why not just use your peecee for video?

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