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Virtua Racing on MameOSX #57169 12/17/09 08:19 AM
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I have tried Virtua Racing on both MameUI 0.135 on Windows, and on MameOSX. On MameUI it runs almost flawless, on Mame OSX huge parts of the landscape are missing.
Are both 0.135 versions not the same from an emulation perspective?

Re: Virtua Racing on MameOSX [Re: Ome Joop] #57170 12/17/09 09:17 AM
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it's a bug in the apple compiler (or a weird combination of a quirk in the compiler with some line of sensible code). this is the only known difference between MAME on mac and MAME on linux/windows (there were also outrun slowdowns but they've been fixed)

Re: Virtua Racing on MameOSX [Re: etabeta78] #57173 12/17/09 12:14 PM
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Thanks for clarifying this. A pity though!

Re: Virtua Racing on MameOSX [Re: Ome Joop] #57180 12/17/09 10:51 PM
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the 64 bit version of sdlmame fixes this problem

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More accurately Apple's x64 compiler doesn't have the same bug as the 32 bit ones smile

Re: Virtua Racing on MameOSX [Re: R. Belmont] #57182 12/17/09 11:48 PM
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Mac sdlmame 64bit run VR very well!

Re: Virtua Racing on MameOSX [Re: cecopido] #57193 12/18/09 07:20 AM
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Do you need to put SL in 64 bit mode to run SDL mame, or does it work on 32 bit mode as well?

Re: Virtua Racing on MameOSX [Re: Ome Joop] #57215 12/18/09 11:34 PM
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I'm running Virtua Racing SDLMAME in 64 bit and the graphics look all screwy. I noticed in the log that vr-tgp.bin NEEDS REDUMP. But I'm pretty sure I have the latest romset, and multiple ones I've tried have this same problem.

EDIT: Here's an example of the screwiness: http://twitpic.com/u34id
It seems to be spinning around at rapid pace and the cars all do weird things...

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Re: Virtua Racing on MameOSX [Re: SmaMan] #57216 12/18/09 11:45 PM
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That's normal, it's the same for everybody. That's what the warning messages are there for.

You should see a warning when you start the game that tells you about incomplete video emulation and missing ROMs.

ROM NEEDS REDUMP means that someone needs to re-read one or more ROMs from the actual PCB.

Ome:

64-bit SDLMAME (and other 64-bit apps) work fine in 32-bit mode in (Snow) Leopard.

32/64 bit modes in Snow Leopard only refers to kernel and drivers. It's perfectly capable of running 64-bit code either way.

Re: Virtua Racing on MameOSX [Re: Sune] #57217 12/18/09 11:59 PM
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So has anyone gotten it to display the graphics properly then?

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