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Forum: Coders. General 22 January 2022, 06:52
Replies: 21
Views: 1,184
Posted By Samurai_Crow
What about Oberon? Wasn't it Modula's successor?

What about Oberon? Wasn't it Modula's successor?
Forum: support.FS-UAE 15 January 2022, 20:27
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By Samurai_Crow
There's another command to make the disk bootable...

There's another command to make the disk bootable by setting the boot sector accordingly if that's what you want.
Forum: Coders. General 10 January 2022, 01:53
Replies: 43
Views: 1,927
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Are you sure about that? It was one significant...

Are you sure about that? It was one significant thing that was added in ECS that wasn't in OCS. Bitmaps bigger than 1024 pixels horizontally require ECS.
Forum: Coders. General 09 January 2022, 23:23
Replies: 43
Views: 1,927
Posted By Samurai_Crow
When an image needs shifting, there is part of an...

When an image needs shifting, there is part of an image that needs to be made transparent pixels because the left and right edges have no source images being shifted in on one side and only image...
Forum: Coders. General 09 January 2022, 15:51
Replies: 43
Views: 1,927
Posted By Samurai_Crow
"Normal" blitting needs a separate blit for each...

"Normal" blitting needs a separate blit for each bitplane but interleaved blitting uses one tall blit for the entire image. The time savings comes from the blitter interrupt causing the CPU to have...
Forum: Coders. General 09 January 2022, 02:24
Replies: 43
Views: 1,927
Posted By Samurai_Crow
My suggestion of reusing the mask is because the...

My suggestion of reusing the mask is because the blitter itself can't do that. As the screen depth becomes deeper, the blitter wastes more time rereading the mask. The best it can do is have the...
Forum: Coders. General 08 January 2022, 15:22
Replies: 43
Views: 1,927
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Blitting columns of 32 bits mainly has an...

Blitting columns of 32 bits mainly has an advantage on AGA and maybe the A3000. Even then it needs 32 bit alignment if at all possible. Register usage on the 020+ comes into play also. The blitter...
Forum: Coders. General 08 January 2022, 15:01
Replies: 43
Views: 1,927
Posted By Samurai_Crow
The main advantage to soft blitting is that you...

The main advantage to soft blitting is that you can reuse the mask for all the bitplanes at once. Does this answer your question at least partially?
Forum: support.Apps 02 January 2022, 21:16
Replies: 1
Views: 283
Posted By Samurai_Crow
I think the problem isn't in FTPMount but in...

I think the problem isn't in FTPMount but in Workbench itself. There is some sort of update or refresh option in the pull-down menu system but it has been a while since I tried it. Maybe FTPMount...
Forum: Coders. AMOS 02 January 2022, 16:12
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By Samurai_Crow
That is right for sprite palette entries. For...

That is right for sprite palette entries. For the rest, try get icon palette first and then get sprite palette. Sprites only use palette entries above 17 but the normal colors don't.
Forum: Coders. AMOS 02 January 2022, 06:14
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Did you do Set Sprite Palette or Set Icon Palette?

Did you do Set Sprite Palette or Set Icon Palette?
Forum: Coders. General 29 December 2021, 02:31
Replies: 3
Views: 873
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Bebbo's GCC will build from source on a Mac. It...

Bebbo's GCC will build from source on a Mac. It comes with an Amiga Hunk compatible binutils also that builds from source. It's hosted on GitHub.
Forum: Coders. General 25 December 2021, 16:12
Replies: 11
Views: 872
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Because timer.device doesn't support the timing...

Because timer.device doesn't support the timing resolution needed. You could try using a CIA timer to do that though.
Forum: Coders. General 25 December 2021, 00:22
Replies: 11
Views: 872
Posted By Samurai_Crow
P96 has a bug when allocating multiple buffers in...

P96 has a bug when allocating multiple buffers in early releases, I think. Try allocating a triple-tall buffer and scroll the view super-bitmap style to access the buffers stacked vertically.
Forum: Coders. AMOS 21 December 2021, 21:51
Replies: 18
Views: 5,735
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Ok. I'd never gotten them to work except 8×8...

Ok. I'd never gotten them to work except 8×8 fonts without AMCAF. Maybe it was just the font bank feature of that extension.
Forum: support.Apps 21 December 2021, 16:26
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By Samurai_Crow
It may be a corrupt disk. If there's a shared...

It may be a corrupt disk. If there's a shared library used by Final Calc FPU and non-FPU that's probably the culprit.
Forum: Coders. General 18 December 2021, 23:05
Replies: 21
Views: 1,184
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Apps yes. Games no. ALB has ported several...

Apps yes. Games no. ALB has ported several GUI-based apps and posted about it to his blog. There's an Open Street Maps port and others.
Forum: Coders. General 18 December 2021, 23:01
Replies: 21
Views: 1,184
Posted By Samurai_Crow
It's easier than C but Object Pascal is more like...

It's easier than C but Object Pascal is more like C++. Turbo and HiSoft are regular Pascal but Free Pascal is Object Pascal. Look at ALB's past Blog posts to learn about his Free Pascal ports.
Forum: Coders. General 18 December 2021, 22:47
Replies: 21
Views: 1,184
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Free Pascal has been ported to AROS x86 already...

Free Pascal has been ported to AROS x86 already for ABI0 and ABI1. It should be sufficient.
Forum: support.Apps 18 December 2021, 22:45
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By Samurai_Crow
IBrowse is capable of HTML4 at most and more...

IBrowse is capable of HTML4 at most and more likely, HTML3. The current version is HTML5 for modern web browsers.
Forum: Coders. General 18 December 2021, 22:42
Replies: 21
Views: 1,184
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Is there even a 68k version of Turbo Pascal? At...

Is there even a 68k version of Turbo Pascal? At least Free Pascal is comparable to an early version of Delphi, the object oriented successor to Turbo Pascal.
Forum: Coders. General 18 December 2021, 22:32
Replies: 21
Views: 1,184
Posted By Samurai_Crow
FreePascal has already been ported. It's a...

FreePascal has already been ported. It's a little better anyway. I'll see if I can get a link.

https://blog.alb42.de/fpc-amigaaros-m68k/ has links to 68k version. Check the menus for the AROS...
Forum: Coders. Language 16 December 2021, 17:25
Replies: 13
Views: 10,478
Posted By Samurai_Crow
It lacks the core and std runtimes for Linux. ...

It lacks the core and std runtimes for Linux. 68k Aros runs ELF binaries though. It's a pity most Aros devs moved on. Anyway, the runtimes are quite extensive from what I've seen in the...
Forum: Coders. General 16 December 2021, 05:31
Replies: 20
Views: 1,293
Posted By Samurai_Crow
http://sun.hasenbraten.de/vasm/release/vasm_22.htm...

http://sun.hasenbraten.de/vasm/release/vasm_22.html#g_t6502-cpu-module
Forum: Coders. General 15 December 2021, 20:19
Replies: 20
Views: 1,293
Posted By Samurai_Crow
The Atari 2600 version would be also.

The Atari 2600 version would be also.
Forum: Coders. General 15 December 2021, 19:37
Replies: 20
Views: 1,293
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Probably Z80 Assembly given the age.

Probably Z80 Assembly given the age.
Forum: Coders. General 14 December 2021, 22:55
Replies: 20
Views: 1,293
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Have you considered running it in RedPill? The...

Have you considered running it in RedPill? The RedPill engine (hosted on Aminet) is written in Blitz BASIC so it supports tile games of reasonable complexity and supports AGA (which would be...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 December 2021, 05:29
Replies: 19
Views: 1,345
Posted By Samurai_Crow
The tristate buffers in the CPU allow an I/O...

The tristate buffers in the CPU allow an I/O bridge via DMA. That's the only way that two processors can share memory. One has to shut down during the DMA but it can be reactivated.

The best...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 December 2021, 23:53
Replies: 19
Views: 1,345
Posted By Samurai_Crow
You only need a new OS. The hardware problems...

You only need a new OS. The hardware problems are easy. Software, not so much.

A non-uniform memory architecture (NUMA) can do it easily but then you need a different OS than AmigaOS to manage...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 December 2021, 22:36
Replies: 19
Views: 1,345
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Linux supports NUMA and RasPi has compute modules...

Linux supports NUMA and RasPi has compute modules that can run in parallel on a third-party rack-mount host board.
Forum: Amiga scene 12 December 2021, 15:46
Replies: 19
Views: 1,345
Posted By Samurai_Crow
If a board was specially designed to run in...

If a board was specially designed to run in parallel eg. with separate memory like the PPC PowerUp boards from Phase5, the context switches killed the performance boost because AmigaOS wasn't...
Forum: support.Apps 12 December 2021, 05:52
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By Samurai_Crow
It's not just PAL. NTSC is just as bad on the...

It's not just PAL. NTSC is just as bad on the A600 and A1200. The A1000 came with an external modulator for its DIN round RGB port (depending on which edition of the A1000).
Forum: support.Apps 12 December 2021, 00:46
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Have you tried...

Have you tried http://aminet.net/package/docs/hard/TestCard yet?
Forum: Coders. AMOS 10 December 2021, 22:03
Replies: 50
Views: 18,535
Posted By Samurai_Crow
http://amos-professional-aga.frederic-cordier.fr/?...

http://amos-professional-aga.frederic-cordier.fr/?development-state
Forum: support.Apps 10 December 2021, 06:28
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By Samurai_Crow
PPaint is 8 bits per pixel only. JPEGs are...

PPaint is 8 bits per pixel only. JPEGs are typically 24 bit truecolor images. If emulating a graphics card, try PerfectPaint instead. That might work.
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Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 09 December 2021, 18:58
Replies: 120
Views: 21,554
Posted By Samurai_Crow
This repo...

This repo (https://github.com/AmicableComputers/wf68k30L) is a place you can start if you want VHDL. It's got a 4-stage pipeline already though it still needs some work.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 08 December 2021, 03:15
Replies: 7
Views: 643
Posted By Samurai_Crow
The HTML view MCC is at...

The HTML view MCC is at https://github.com/amiga-mui/htmlview but the closest I could find to hotkey.mcc was hotkeystring.mcc at http://aminet.net/package/dev/mui/MCC_HotkeyStr but I hope that solves...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 December 2021, 23:32
Replies: 28
Views: 3,521
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Tiny Bubble, Wrong Way Driver, Tiny Galaga and...

Tiny Bubble, Wrong Way Driver, Tiny Galaga and others show how not using prerendered samples save on file size. Pink^Abyss and Bartman^Abyss have really outdone themselves of late. Of course they...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 01 December 2021, 23:56
Replies: 1,761
Views: 263,912
Posted By Samurai_Crow
I think Add21k just closes the Workbench screen...

I think Add21k just closes the Workbench screen before opening the program and opens it again when it's done.
Forum: Coders. System 30 November 2021, 17:17
Replies: 7
Views: 917
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Try calling RethinkDisplay() to update the copper...

Try calling RethinkDisplay() to update the copper list to show the updated pallette? Just guessing.
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