Re: Re-Introducing the First, and Fully Functional, Lisa Emulator

From: toby <toby_at_email.domain.hidden>
Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2007 17:33:26 -0800

On Jan 29, 2:48 am, "Kallikak" <ken.wes..._at_email.domain.hidden> wrote:
> Just tried the new version on XP - disk insert is now working. I'm
> having some troubles reading DART images though - Lisa OS images
> copied right off an Apple CD...

Which Apple CD would that be?


> Ken
> On Jan 29, 3:14 pm, Ray Arachelian <r..._at_email.domain.hidden> wrote:
> > Kallikak wrote:
> > > I hope you can solve the disk insertion on XP crash - it's just too
> > > slow to use on my mac (350MHz G3 manages only an emulated speed of
> > > around 1MHz)...I've no idea what that is as I don't have XP. It seems to work on w2k.
> > I did see that before with OS X, seems a bug in wxFileSelector.
> > Please let me know if you still experience that bug, I guess I can try a
> > few things and see if it will work, but I don't have access to any
> > machine with XP as I'm mostly a unix guy.
> > Also, note that the display speed is useless. It's an aggregation of
> > the CPU cycles since startup vs the milliseconds passed since startup,
> > so even if it says 5Mhz exactly, it doesn't mean much for a particular
> > period in time - say the last 2 seconds.
> > I'm overhauling the source code with help from Brian, and then the
> > timing mechanism next, but it'll be a while. The next big preview
> > version will probably move the skins out of the binary and into
> > individual png's and the same will go for sounds, this should speed up
> > the big wait on startup. That hasn't been done yet, maybe a week or two.
> > Hopefully I'll be able to do a release a week or so, that's not a
> > promise, just a hope, but I'm willing to recompile the win32 version a
> > few times privately for testing.
> > All that said, "Come and Get it" - I just put up a new version that
> > fixes a lot of bugs. I'm sure I've introduced a few more than I've
> > taken out, but isn't that how it works in this business? :-)

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