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Posted byTrebor
Posted on07/13/07 06:50 AM



Here's whatsnew:
0.117

New System Drivers Supported (in no particular order):
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- Data General/One (not working) (Joe)



System Driver Changes:
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- [A2600] Add auto-banking detection for all known carts [Cowering]

- [A2600] Add auto-controller detection for INDY500, KIDVID,
COMPUMATE, BOOSTERGRIP and other special controllers [Cowering]

- [A2600] Improved sound poly generation. Improved handling of sound
mode POLY5_DIV3. [Wilbert Pol]

- [A2600] Fixed reset behavior. [Wilbert Pol]

- [A2600] Added partial DPC support. [Wilbert Pol]

- [APPLE2GS] Line-by-line video engine. Some border effects almost
work, and the CPU requirements are now lower. [R. Belmont]

- [AIM65, SYM1] Updated drivers to use the MAME 6532 RIOT implementation. Also
cleaned the AIM65 machine driver and ran srcclean.exe on the files. [Dirk
Best]

- [DGNBETA] Fixed up for new 6821PIA behavior, machine will now boot again.
(bug #1309) [Phill Harvey-Smith]

- [JAGUAR] Added the .j64 file extension. [Justin Kerk]

- [NASCOM] Unified drivers using selectable BIOSes. [Fabio Priuli]

- [NC100] Unified drivers using selectable BIOSes. [Fabio Priuli]

- [NC100] Fixed assertion. (bug #1305) [Nate Woods]

- [SVI328] Unified drivers using selectable BIOSes. [Fabio Priuli]

- [X68000] Fix to mark tilemaps as dirty when written to. [Barry Rodewald]

- [ZX81] Unified drivers using selectable BIOSes. [Fabio Priuli]



User Interface Changes:
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- Fixed changing of drives within the file manager. (bug #1264) [Oliver
Stoeneberg]

- Removed usage of OS working directories within the file manager. [Oliver
Stoeneberg]



Imgtool Changes:
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(none)



Source Changes:
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- The core is based on MAME 0.116u4. This incorporates all features of the
update to this core. [MAME team]

- Changed BBC, Coleco, MTX, Sord, and Tutor drivers to use the SN76489 or
SN76489A sound chips as appropriate instead of the SN76496. [Justin Kerk]

- Various 64-bit fixes. [Oliver Stoeneberg]

- Converted some timer_*() calls to mame_timer_*(). [Oliver Stoeneberg]

- Changed devices_allocate() to not use auto_malloc(); a consequence is that
a devices_free() call is now necessary. (bug #1293) [Nate Woods]

- Removed MESS implementation of the 6532 RIOT because we are now using the
implementation by MAME. [Dirk Best]

Get it here:
http://www.mess.org/download.php

-Trebor