#12 Make kernel and basic roms optional

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nobody
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2009-12-23
2009-12-23
No

AIUI there are several rom files included in libsidplay v2, which make it illegal to redistribute the library. They are not needed for basic play-back of sid music. Why not make these files optional and only load them from hard-disk if available?

Discussion

  • Michael Schwendt

    I've suggested something similar to the authors of libsidplayfp when I've been told about it: https://sourceforge.net/projects/sidplay-residfp/

    It could be that it would not be an easy task, because the emulator backend would need to work in a degraded mode, if it relies on Basic/Kernal ROM functions to be available by default.

     
  • Michael Schwendt

    And checking libsidplayfp 1.0.1, there is some activity related to those images. In file NEWS:

    | 1.0.0 2013-01-27
    | …
    | * Removed embedded roms
    | …

     

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