Re: [stella] Alive and kicking

Subject: Re: [stella] Alive and kicking
From: "Eckhard Stolberg" <Eckhard_Stolberg@xxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2001 15:48:47 +0200
> Q) If I do a STA WSYNC while a timer is enabled, does it affect its
> decrementation (think that's a pseudo-word) in any way, as opposed to
> letting the scanline WSYNC happen automatically?  Generally, when enabling
> a timer you wouldn't call a WSYNC, as you could reset the timer afterward
> to reflect the new time period after the WSYNC, since you have an updated
> idea of what scanline you're currently on.  However, I'm working on some
> modularity issues right now, so I'm toying with the idea.
> Should be simple enough.  I'm assuming the timer wold decrement at the
> rate, but I am double-checking.

Triggering WSYNC just halts the processor until the start of the
next scanline. Everything else (including the timers) works just
as normal.

Ciao, Eckhard Stolberg

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