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Forum: Coders. C/C++ 12 September 2021, 14:25
Replies: 11
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Posted By sparhawk
Yeah. Part of it is generated by cmake... ;) ...

Yeah. Part of it is generated by cmake... ;)





Thanks! :bowdown:great
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 11 September 2021, 20:07
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By sparhawk
That's strange, because most of my code is ASM...

That's strange, because most of my code is ASM and some stuff I do with g++, without OS, and I never had any issues. But that 'regparm' can explain it, as I had problems with that before when forgot...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 11 September 2021, 15:48
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By sparhawk
Yeah, because it didn't work with my original...

Yeah, because it didn't work with my original project and so I tested some older C code to see if there is a problem with my code or something else.


Anyway, it shouldn't matter if I use g++ or...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 11 September 2021, 15:46
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By sparhawk
Yeah, it looks like regparm is the problem,...

Yeah, it looks like regparm is the problem, though I fail to see why. When calling OS routines, they use regparams anyway.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 10 September 2021, 20:50
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By sparhawk
Thanks for trying it, so at least I know now that...

Thanks for trying it, so at least I know now that the source is working, as I assumed. :) Have to hunt it down where it goes wrong now...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 10 September 2021, 16:57
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By sparhawk
Opening Custom screen crashes

I was trying this example code fro the Data Becker Supergrafik book. On the disk there is also the binary which wokrs, but it was compiled with Lattice C. When I try to compile it on bebbos gcc, then...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 08 September 2021, 10:44
Replies: 24
Views: 2,927
Posted By sparhawk
Depends on your datastructure. We were using an...

Depends on your datastructure. We were using an array, so we just run from the back. As always with performance tuning, you have to measure the effect, to see if it really makes a difference in your...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 07 September 2021, 22:16
Replies: 24
Views: 2,927
Posted By sparhawk
1000 items doesn't sound so much, even for an...

1000 items doesn't sound so much, even for an Amiga.

However, it might be faster, if you have lots of malloced chunks, to free the in the reverse order. I once had a project where there were...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 September 2021, 12:57
Replies: 1,133
Views: 197,286
Posted By sparhawk
Ultima Underworld was full 3d as far as I...

Ultima Underworld was full 3d as far as I remember. It was very impressive at the time.
Forum: Amiga scene 06 September 2021, 15:12
Replies: 1,133
Views: 197,286
Posted By sparhawk
Absolutely cool! I watched the video, and from...

Absolutely cool! I watched the video, and from what I remember from Doom it really can pass like it. If this would have been released back then, it would have showed them PC suckers. :D Great work!
Forum: Amiga scene 06 September 2021, 10:38
Replies: 187
Views: 15,559
Posted By sparhawk
Do I understand this right that you are using...

Do I understand this right that you are using Ghidra for reversing? Do you use some special plugins?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 September 2021, 14:36
Replies: 6,620
Views: 1,372,621
Posted By sparhawk
I wont buy the Mini, I just bought the...

I wont buy the Mini, I just bought the controller. Already got a date from Amazon. 31.3.2022. :)
Forum: Amiga scene 03 September 2021, 15:29
Replies: 201
Views: 18,010
Posted By sparhawk
Not sure when exactly I switched over to the PC...

Not sure when exactly I switched over to the PC though I remember that I had a 8086 laptop with MS-DOS and Borland C and later I bought a 80286.


I do remember that I found the PC always mediocre...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 September 2021, 12:22
Replies: 6,620
Views: 1,372,621
Posted By sparhawk
Normally I'm not the pre-ordering type but in...

Normally I'm not the pre-ordering type but in this case I made an exception: https://www.amazon.de/dp/B09F18W91G
For The A500Mini also the tank mouse is already available for pre-order but since...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 03 September 2021, 11:35
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By sparhawk
No need of german tutorials. English is fine as...

No need of german tutorials. English is fine as well. :) Thanks!
I tried to find this book for sale, as I rather like to have a hardcopy but haven't found one so far. But instead I found that the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 September 2021, 11:11
Replies: 103
Views: 5,002
Posted By sparhawk
Personally I never understood the hype about...

Personally I never understood the hype about SOTB. It may have been technically impressive, but I never liked it as a game.







I think that the comeback of retro games may shift the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 September 2021, 10:16
Replies: 103
Views: 5,002
Posted By sparhawk
I know what you mean. I often think the same when...

I know what you mean. I often think the same when I read a review in Gamestar or PC Games and the tester says something like "A lot of potential missing because this feature was not done this or that...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 September 2021, 08:14
Replies: 103
Views: 5,002
Posted By sparhawk
I just looked at all the comments on that video....

I just looked at all the comments on that video. There are only 66 anyway. There are only a handful of "bad" comments (some of which you were citing here) and at least some of them are clarified a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 September 2021, 18:19
Replies: 103
Views: 5,002
Posted By sparhawk
:D Yes. I always marvel at their "arguments"....

:D Yes. I always marvel at their "arguments". ;)
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 02 September 2021, 17:53
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By sparhawk
3d Tutorial

When I watched this Enigma Demo (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iGpU3DicbLQ) I was quite impressed with this rotating cube showing the moving graphics on each side. At first I thought that they were...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 September 2021, 17:01
Replies: 103
Views: 5,002
Posted By sparhawk
Good! Because this thread has already been...

Good! Because this thread has already been successfully hijacked by the Social Justice Warrior Society. One troll is enough for that as it seems.



To bad, because it made sense what you had...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 September 2021, 12:32
Replies: 103
Views: 5,002
Posted By sparhawk
What a load of bullshit. :nuts Are you by chance...

What a load of bullshit. :nuts Are you by chance what is called today a Social Justice Warriror?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 September 2021, 17:56
Replies: 103
Views: 5,002
Posted By sparhawk
Maybe THIS is the real problem. :D

Maybe THIS is the real problem. :D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 September 2021, 14:48
Replies: 103
Views: 5,002
Posted By sparhawk
I think that nails it down quite well. On top of...

I think that nails it down quite well. On top of that, there may also be the nostalgia lenses clouding judgment. Back then, you tended to probably like also a shitty game, because that's what you got...
Forum: Amiga scene 31 August 2021, 13:13
Replies: 187
Views: 15,559
Posted By sparhawk
From what I have seen in MAME I think what is...

From what I have seen in MAME I think what is "below" NeoGeo might be able to be ported quite accurately.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 31 August 2021, 12:35
Replies: 30
Views: 1,941
Posted By sparhawk
Cool video! I watched yesterday part of it and...

Cool video! I watched yesterday part of it and found it very interesting. Since it is so long, I can't really watch it in one go.
Would be nice if you could post the link to the first video, though.
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 31 August 2021, 12:08
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By sparhawk
For a small number of items, sorting may even be...

For a small number of items, sorting may even be an overkill and a loop is faster. Depends on your usecase. As always with "fastest" the best way is to time it and see what works best for your...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 31 August 2021, 11:02
Replies: 17
Views: 1,220
Posted By sparhawk
I once got DevPac where one disc was corrupted....

I once got DevPac where one disc was corrupted. No big deal, because I already had a copy before that and only purchased it, because I thought it was a good product and wanted to support them....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 August 2021, 17:57
Replies: 4,611
Views: 1,036,525
Posted By sparhawk
Don't knof if this is also the case in GTA5 but I...

Don't knof if this is also the case in GTA5 but I remember when playing GTA4 I had a problem with a mission and was dying a few times. Suddenly the game asked me if I want it to make the mission...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 August 2021, 17:54
Replies: 4,611
Views: 1,036,525
Posted By sparhawk
There is also a Quake 2 VR version available....

There is also a Quake 2 VR version available. Haven't tried it yet, but looking forward to it.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 August 2021, 16:49
Replies: 4,611
Views: 1,036,525
Posted By sparhawk
I started to play Hotline Miami. Didn't like it...

I started to play Hotline Miami. Didn't like it at my first try, but now I thought I give it a chance and I must say, it's much better than I thought at first. :)
Still, a lot of try&die gameplay...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 August 2021, 11:08
Replies: 31
Views: 1,193
Posted By sparhawk
To be hones, I don't even want to connect it to...

To be hones, I don't even want to connect it to the Internet. I just want to remember the good old days when I was happy with exploring my Amiga. So today, I just use it for programming and hopefully...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 August 2021, 08:37
Replies: 31
Views: 1,193
Posted By sparhawk
I only use it offline. Just like in the Good Old...

I only use it offline. Just like in the Good Old Days(tm) :) I have an A1000 and I wouldn't even know how to connect.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 28 August 2021, 17:30
Replies: 332
Views: 39,348
Posted By sparhawk
The M68000 doesn't support multithreading. The...

The M68000 doesn't support multithreading. The Amiga OS does that, but this can be done on any machine. I did it on an 8086 back then, and also on the C64. But of course, if you try to generalize...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 28 August 2021, 17:11
Replies: 40
Views: 3,615
Posted By sparhawk
Don't worry. Most of the time this will not...

Don't worry. Most of the time this will not happen anyway because of the user/developer ratio. ;)
Forum: Amiga scene 27 August 2021, 16:25
Replies: 136
Views: 11,856
Posted By sparhawk
I know. :p But it's the visual and the feeling...

I know. :p But it's the visual and the feeling associated with it. :D


OTOH the mini might still be interesting because of the mouse and the controller. Haven't thought of this before until I...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 27 August 2021, 15:15
Replies: 40
Views: 3,615
Posted By sparhawk
It helps to understand git, but it's not...

It helps to understand git, but it's not neccessary. I'm using TortoiseGit, which makes it totally easy and convenient to use, and you can use practically all features. I only have to resort to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 August 2021, 14:44
Replies: 4,611
Views: 1,036,525
Posted By sparhawk
Yeah, you are right. I always mix that up. :)

Yeah, you are right. I always mix that up. :)
Forum: Amiga scene 27 August 2021, 14:16
Replies: 136
Views: 11,856
Posted By sparhawk
I would buy an A1000 anytime. Never liked the...

I would buy an A1000 anytime. Never liked the A500, just like I never liked the C64II or the C128 which look the same. I always preferred the C64 and the C128D and later the A1000.


An A1000 Maxi...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 August 2021, 12:45
Replies: 1,042
Views: 136,720
Posted By sparhawk
Just ignore it. :) If you do it for the money,...

Just ignore it. :) If you do it for the money, then you can't of course. Otherwise just stick to your vision. I'm always of the opinion that a game should follow the vision of the developer instead...
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