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Just thought to put this up before I forget - MESS 0.113 chucks this into the command prompt on all NES games:

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src/mess/drivers/nes.c: nes has empty ROM region (warning)
src/mess/drivers/nes.c: nes has empty ROM region (warning)
src/mess/drivers/nes.c: nes has empty ROM region (warning)
src/mess/drivers/nes.c: nes has empty ROM region (warning)
src/mess/drivers/nes.c: nespal has empty ROM region (warning)
src/mess/drivers/nes.c: nespal has empty ROM region (warning)
src/mess/drivers/nes.c: nespal has empty ROM region (warning)
src/mess/drivers/nes.c: nespal has empty ROM region (warning)
src/mess/drivers/nes.c: famicom has empty ROM region (warning)
src/mess/drivers/nes.c: famicom has empty ROM region (warning)
src/mess/drivers/nes.c: famicom has empty ROM region (warning)
src/mess/drivers/nes.c: famitwin has empty ROM region (warning)
src/mess/drivers/nes.c: famitwin has empty ROM region (warning)
src/mess/drivers/nes.c: famitwin has empty ROM region (warning)

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A lot of drivers do it in MESS since months. MAME has all those ROM regions initialized with something now, but MESS doesn't. Just run "mess -validate" and you will get all of them.

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IMO that's a bogus warning for MESS, and questionable for MAME. The MAME architecture is completely tuned towards running code out of ROM regions (it's both easier and runs faster) so of course almost all the MESS drivers do it.

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Ah OK, is an old thing then - I only just upgraded from 0.110 which didn't have the message.


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