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Revision 1.4 - (hide annotations)
2004-01-12T15:13:10Z (16 years, 9 months ago) by cebix
Branch: MAIN
CVS Tags: VERSION_4_2
Changes since 1.3: +7 -1 lines
documentation update

1 cebix 1.2 Changes from V4.1b to V4.2:
2     - Changed license to GPL
3 cebix 1.4 - "plain" Frodo removed, "Frodo PC" renamed to "Frodo"
4 cebix 1.3 - ROMs are built into the Frodo executable
5 cebix 1.4 - implemented write access to disk image files (D64/X64)
6 cebix 1.3 - Voice 3 mute works
7 cebix 1.4 - Unix: removed obsolete Linux joystick code, added SDL joystick support
8     - Unix: added fullscreen display with SDL
9     - Linux: added support for Catweasel SID
10     - Linux: more accurate timing
11 cebix 1.3 - BeOS: added support for digital joysticks connected to the GeekPort
12 cebix 1.4 - BeOS: updated to new Media Kit API
13 cebix 1.2
14 cebix 1.1 Changes from V4.1a to V4.1b:
15     - Unix: Updated Tcl/Tk preferences editor [Gerard Decatrel]
16     - Unix: Added SDL display driver which is the default if SDL >= 1.2 is
17     detected by the configure script
18     - Unix: Increased number of sound buffers from 4 to 16 (emu10k driver doesn't
19     work with the smaller value)
20     - Unix: Fixed some small compilation problems
21    
22     Changes from V4.1 to V4.1a:
23     - Fixed bug in IEC::NewPrefs()
24     - Optimized VIC emulation for speed
25     - BeOS: Prefs saved in /boot/home/config/settings/Frodo_settings
26     - BeOS: Directory panel works again
27     - BeOS: Correct C64/1541 clock frequency ratio (Frodo SC)
28     - BeOS: Correct audio mixing/clipping
29    
30     Changes from V4.0a to V4.1:
31     - Integrated Win32 and RiscOS ports
32     - Snapshot support
33     - Added page-crossing and "borrowed" cycles in line-based CPU emulation (Frodo PC)
34     - Added precise CIA cycles for line-based emulation (Frodo PC)
35     - Optional fixed-point arithmetic and precomputed filters in SID.cpp
36     - Optional dynamic alignment checks in VIC.cpp
37     - Changed typedefs and constants:
38     BYTE -> int8
39     UBYTE -> uint8
40     WORD -> int16
41     UWORD -> uint16
42     LONG -> int32
43     ULONG -> uint32
44     FALSE -> false
45     TRUE -> true
46     - Unix: Better configure script
47     - Unix: Sound support for Solaris 2.x
48     - Unix: Joystick can be toggled between port 1/2 with the NumLock key
49     - Unix: US keyboard layouts supported
50     - BeOS: Fixed for BeOS AA:DR9
51     - BeOS: Can now switch between window/screen mode while the emulation is running,
52     speeded up full screen mode
53     - BeOS: Prefs saved in /system/settings/Frodo_settings by default
54    
55     Changes from V4.0 to V4.0a:
56     - Corrected BRK, ANE, ARR, SBX and DCP instructions
57     - Frodo SC: Improved the CIA timers
58     - Frodo SC: MOS6526::EmulateCycle() split into MOS6526::EmulateCycle()
59     and MOS6526::CheckIRQs()
60     - Frodo SC: Corrected interrupt behaviour of branch instructions
61     - BeOS: Sound calculation is now done in stereo
62    
63     Changes from V3.1c to V4.0:
64     - The C64 ROM files are now included
65     - Unix: Added SVGAlib keyboard patches from Bernd
66    
67     Changes from V3.1b to V3.1c:
68     - Ported to AmigaOS
69     - Fixed bug in IEC::Reset()
70     - Fixed bug when writing to SID registers >24
71     - The SID noise waveform should now sound the same on all
72     platforms
73     - Removed all calls to tolower() in SAM.cpp because of
74     possible side-effects if tolower() is a macro
75     - Drive LEDs are only updated once per frame
76     - .d64/.t64 files are opened with read permissions only
77     - Fixed bug with read_char buffering in 1541fs.cpp/1541t64.cpp
78     - Frodo SC: Fixed memory trashing bug in MOS6569::draw_background()
79     - Unix: Drive LEDs blink on error
80     - Unix: Added more patches from Bernd
81    
82     Changes from V3.1a to V3.1b:
83     - Corrected SID sustain behaviour
84     - Reading from write-only SID registers returns the last
85     byte written to the SID
86     - No more distortions when playing samples
87     - Removed the "Ignore SID Volume" prefs item again
88     - Combined SID waveforms now sampled from a 6581R4
89     - Improved 1541 VIA timer operation
90     - Fixed bug in 1541 head movement
91     - Raster IRQs can be triggered by writing to $d011/$d012
92     - Some changes for the MacOS port
93     - Included autoconf stuff from Bernd
94     - Frodo SC: Fixed some CIA timer bugs
95    
96     Changes from V3.1 to V3.1a:
97     - Frodo SC ported
98     - Processor-level 1541 emulation supports reading GCR data,
99     removed the faked job loop
100     - Corrected ISB, RRA, SBX and SHA instructions
101     - The last line of Y expanded sprites wasn't drawn
102     - Light pen registers work
103     - Small fixes to 1541d64/1541t64
104     - CIA 2 PRA write: IEC lines respect DDRA
105     - Better triangle waveform (12 bits)
106     - SID emulation can play sampled sounds
107     - New "Ignore SID Volume" prefs item for better sample playing
108     - '*' on numerical keypad toggles speed limiter
109     - BeOS: '/' on numerical keypad toggles processor-level 1541
110     emulation
111     - BeOS: Safer quitting
112     - BeOS: Option to use GameKit (screen)
113     - BeOS: Replaced srand(system_time()) with srand(real_time_clock())
114     - Unix: Sun makefile
115    
116     Changes from V3.0h to V3.1:
117     - BeOS: Joysticks work again
118    
119     Changes from V3.0g to V3.0h:
120     - Implemented SID notch filter, better resonance frequency calculation
121     - Fixed bug with SID filter option
122     - CIA timer B one-shot mode stops timer when counting undeflows
123     of timer A
124     - Implemented lightpen trigger
125     - BeOS: Fixed for BeOS DR8, improved the GUI a bit
126     - Unix: Some fixes to the TkGui (T64, SIDFilters, removed speed
127     display)
128     - Unix: Main window no longer resizable
129     - Unix: SVGALib support works again
130    
131     Changes from V3.0f to V3.0g:
132     - New T64/LYNX mode for 1541 emulation
133     - 1541fs.cpp/match() used to treat the pattern "foo" as "foo*"
134     - 1541 DIR mode uses tmpfile() for opening temporary directory files
135     - 1541 D64 mode allows wildcards for selective directory reading
136     - Increased compatibility of processor-level 1541 emulation in
137     various places (C64<->1541 communication, VIA registers, memory
138     map, disk change flag)
139     - Inlined MOS6526::EmulateLine() and some small public functions of
140     MOS6502_1541
141     - New prefs option to enable/disable SID filter emulation
142     - Joystick calibration is reset when joystick options change
143     - BeOS: Self-calibrating joystick routines
144    
145     Changes from V3.0e to V3.0f:
146     - Improved DIR/D64 drive reset, resetting the C64 resets the drives
147     - Implemented 'G' command for DIR/D64 drives
148     - Corrected translation of 0xc1..0xda characters in conv_from_64()
149     - BeOS: Implemented smart "Insert next disk" menu item
150     - Unix: Improved the speedometer/LED bar
151     - Unix: Self-calibrating joystick routines
152     - Unix: No need to enter path of 'wish' in TkGui.tcl
153    
154     Changes from V3.0d to V3.0e:
155     - Removed the CBOOL data type
156     - Unix: Sound for HP-UX
157     - Unix: Keyboard layout matches the picture in the docs more
158     closely
159     - Unix: Diagonal directions of keypad joystick emulation work
160     - Unix: +/- on numerical keypad modifies SkipFrames
161     - Unix: F9 invokes SAM
162     - Unix: Drive LEDs and speedometer implemented
163     - Unix: Some changes to the GUI
164     - Unix: Random number generator is initialized
165     - Unix: Name of prefs file can be given as an argument
166     - Unix: Calls XFlush() and XSync() in C64Display::Update()
167    
168     Changes from V3.0c to V3.0d:
169     - SID filter emulation implemented
170     - SID master volume setting works again
171     - Flags are recalculated in MOS6526::SetState()
172     - Changed CBOOL->bool in some places
173     - Fixed bug with char_in in MOS6510::new_config()
174     - BeOS: Emulation thread priority lowered
175     - Unix: Some changes for DEC Alpha
176     - Unix: Joystick support for Linux
177    
178     Changes from V3.0b to V3.0c:
179     - 1541 DIR mode can load directory with "$0"
180     - Rearranged the CPU code (more macros, less inline functions)
181     - SID envelope generators rewritten, envelopes are now
182     recalculated for every sample
183     - SID calc_buffer function now takes pointer to WORD buffer
184     - Unix: Sound for Linux
185     - Unix: Prefs window implemented (needs Tcl/Tk)
186     - Unix: Corrected x64 disk image detection on little-endian systems
187     - Unix: SVGAlib support works again, accesses frame buffer
188     directly if possible
189     - Unix: Added support for SHM under X11
190    
191     Changes from V3.0a to V3.0b:
192     - Implemented REU emulation
193     - Formatting disks with ID possible under processor-level
194     1541 emulation
195     - Corrected and optimized SID waveform/envelope calculation
196     (signed arithmetic)
197     - Corrected idle state display again (ECM text)
198     - 1541 D64 mode ignores drive numbers when opening the
199     directory
200     - Processor-level 1541 emulation deactivates when idle
201     - BeOS: Sound output quality is now 16 bits
202     - Unix: Quits more cleanly, reactivates key repeat
203     - Unix: Fixed alignment problem with text_chunky_buf in VIC.h
204    
205     Changes from V3.0 to V3.0a:
206     - Implemented SID test bits
207     - Combined SID waveforms respect pulse width
208     - Corrected idle state graphics display
209     - Processor-level 1541 emulation respects .d64 error info
210     - CPU emulation optimized (6510 and 6502 split)
211     - VIC emulation optimized (raster counter in local variable
212     in EmulateLine())
213     - BeOS: Now exiting the audio subscriber with ExitStream(TRUE)
214     - Unix: Fixed missing thread_func() declaration
215     - Unix: getcwd(AppDirPath) was missing in main_x.i
216     - Unix: Speed limiter works

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