XCPC - Amstrad CPC Emulator / News: Recent posts

Xcpc-20070122 Released ;-)

2007-01-22 Olivier Poncet <ponceto@noos.fr>

\* Just a little correction to avoid a core dump.

Notes:

To install the binary version of Xcpc-20070122:

download xcpc-20070122-i686-pc-linux-gnu.tar.gz into /tmp

$ su - root
# cd /
# gzip -cd /tmp/xcpc-20070122-i686-pc-linux-gnu.tar.gz | tar xf -

Xcpc is now installed into /usr/local

Have fun !!

Posted by Olivier PONCET 2007-01-22

Xcpc-20070108 Released ;-)

2007-01-08 Olivier Poncet <ponceto@noos.fr>

\* TODO section added into the README.
\* Copyright modification for 2007.
\* XemEmulator widget correction \(thanks to Andrea Musuruane\).
HAPPY NEW YEAR ;-\)
Posted by Olivier PONCET 2007-01-08

Xcpc-20061218 Released ;-)

2006-12-18 Olivier Poncet <ponceto@noos.fr>

\* Some improvements &amp; code cleanup.
\* Amstrad CPC driver corrections.

Notes:

\* I need your feedback to improve my emulator \!\!
\* Please send me an email with your comments at ponceto@noos.fr.
Posted by Olivier PONCET 2006-12-18

Xcpc-20061211 Released ;-)

2006-12-11 Olivier Poncet <ponceto@noos.fr>

\* Z80 core cleanup.
\* Z80 core reimplementation \(80% done\).
\* The new core is more accurate \(opcode timing\).

Notes:

\* I need your feedback to improve my emulator \!\!
\* Please send me an email with your comments at ponceto@noos.fr.
Posted by Olivier PONCET 2006-12-11

Xcpc-20061204 Released ;-)

2006-12-04 Olivier Poncet <ponceto@noos.fr>

\* X11-SHM \(XShm\) permissions corrections \(0600-&gt;0666\).
\* FPS statistics \(can be disabled with the '--no-fps' option\).
\* Timing &amp; Interrupt generation corrections.
\* RAM/ROM banks GObjectized.
\* Keyboard GObjectized.
\* Renderer bug correction.
\* FDC/FDD cleanup &amp; improvements.
\* Misc. corrections &amp; improvements.
\* Z80 improvements.... [read more](/p/xcpc/news/2006/12/xcpc-20061204-released--/)
Posted by Olivier PONCET 2006-12-04

Xcpc-20061127 Released ;-)

2006-11-27 Olivier Poncet <ponceto@noos.fr>

\* X11-SHM \(XShm\) support.
\* CRTC-6845 improvements.
\* Timing &amp; interrupt generation improvements.
\* Some minor corrections &amp; cleanup.
Posted by Olivier PONCET 2006-11-27

Xcpc-20061120 Released ;-)

2006-11-20 Olivier Poncet <ponceto@noos.fr>

\* Embedded lib765 cleanup.
\* FDC/FDD improvements.

Note:

This release requires:
* libDSK

This library is available at:
* http://www.seasip.demon.co.uk/Unix/LibDsk/

Floppy disc image support is really easy:
* Just Drop a file from a file manager to the emulator
* Or use the file menu to insert or eject a disk image

Posted by Olivier PONCET 2006-11-20

Xcpc-20061113 Released ;-)

2006-11-13 Olivier Poncet <ponceto@noos.fr>

\* Embedded lib765 \(heavyly hacked\).
\* FDC/FDD support improvements.
\* FDC/FDD rewrite in progress.
\* Some minor corrections.
\* Just require libdsk: http://www.seasip.demon.co.uk/Unix/LibDsk/

Note:

This release requires:
* libDSK

This library is available at:
* http://www.seasip.demon.co.uk/Unix/LibDsk/

Floppy disc image support is really easy:
* Just Drop a file from a file manager to the emulator
* Or use the file menu to insert or eject a disk image

Posted by Olivier PONCET 2006-11-13

Xcpc-20061106 Released ;-)

2006-11-06 Olivier Poncet <ponceto@noos.fr>

\* Preliminary \(but working\) FDC implementation by using lib765.
\* Preliminary \(but working\) FDD implementation by using libDSK.
\* lib765 &amp; libdsk: http://www.seasip.demon.co.uk/Unix/LibDsk/
\* Drive A/B floppy disk support.

Note:

This release requires:
* libDSK
* lib765

These libraries are available at:
* http://www.seasip.demon.co.uk/Unix/LibDsk/... read more

Posted by Olivier PONCET 2006-11-06

Xcpc-20061030 Released ;-)

2006-10-30 Olivier Poncet <ponceto@noos.fr>

\* Source code cleanup.
\* Preliminary \(but not already working\) floppy disk support.
\* Miscellaneous improvements and minor source code corrections.
\* Z80 improvements.
\* Amstrad CPC driver improvements.
\* Gate-Array GObjectized.
\* Version number added in the about dialog.
Posted by Olivier PONCET 2006-10-30

Xcpc-20061023 Released ;-)

2006-10-23 Olivier Poncet <ponceto@noos.fr>

\* Source code cleanup.
\* Requires GLib &gt;= 2.6.0.
\* Memory management improvements.
\* IRQ generation bug corrected.
\* Rendering &amp; screen decoding improvements.
\* Command-line parsing improvements.
\* Keyboard decoding improvements.
\* Desktop menu integration \(XFCE, GNOME, KDE, ...\).
\* Internal libdev &amp; libdrv libraries created.
\* Internal devices rewritten as a GObject subclass.
\* Preliminary FPS statistics \(in terminal\).... [read more](/p/xcpc/news/2006/10/xcpc-20061023-released--/)
Posted by Olivier PONCET 2006-10-23

Xcpc-20061016 Released ;-)

2006-10-16 Olivier Poncet <ponceto@noos.fr>

\* Port decoding rewritten.
\* ROM selection bug corrected.
\* CRTC synchronization improvements.
\* IRQ generation improvements.
\* Support of multimodes games \(sorcery, crafton &amp; xunk, etc\).
\* GFX code cleanup.

Note:

There is a bug in the IRQ generation, so the CRTC V-SYNC
synchronization is not accurate; when you type border 3,6
in the BASIC shell, the colors are blinking too fast.
This bug is corrected in the subversion repository and
will be available in the next Xcpc release.

Posted by Olivier PONCET 2006-10-16

Xcpc-20061009 Released ;-)

2006-10-09 Olivier Poncet <ponceto@noos.fr>

\* GLib-2.0 / GObject-2.0 support added.
\* Autoconf / Automake enhancements \(GUI autodetection\).
\* Athena &amp; Motif1 GUI code improvements.
\* Xem internal library creation.
\* XArea translated to XemEmulator \(in libXem\).
\* XemAppShell WidgetClass created \(in libXem\).
\* XemDlgShell WidgetClass created \(in libXem\).
\* Preliminary \(but working\) support of X Drag &amp; Drop protocol \(Xdnd\).
\* Snapshot loading with Drag &amp; Drop from a file manager \(i.e nautilus\).
Posted by Olivier PONCET 2006-10-09

Xcpc-20061002 Released ;-)

2006-10-02 Olivier Poncet <ponceto@noos.fr>

\* Source code cleanup \(continued\).
\* GUI code cleanup &amp; improvements.
\* Improved real-time synchronization.
\* Improved Z80 emulation.
\* Improved keyboard handling \(qwerty &amp; azerty layout\).
Posted by Olivier PONCET 2006-10-02

Xcpc-20060925 Released ;-)

2006-09-25 Olivier Poncet <ponceto@noos.fr>

\* Source code cleanup.
\* Improved Z80 emulation.
\* UI source code cleanup.
\* XArea widget rewritten.
\* Improved keyboard handling.
Posted by Olivier PONCET 2006-09-25

Xcpc-20060911 Released ;-)

2006-09-11 Olivier Poncet <ponceto@noos.fr>

\* Autoconf / Automake support.
Posted by Olivier PONCET 2006-09-11

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