Re: [stella] got my homebrew idea!

Subject: Re: [stella] got my homebrew idea!
From: Stephen Anthony <stephena@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 9 Apr 2004 21:31:41 -0230
On April 9, 2004 09:02 pm, Darrell Spice wrote:

> My side job's slowed up a bit and I found out that somebody's already
> working on an updated port of Stella for the Mac.

Just wondering, who would that be?  I probably should have emailed you a 
while ago, but the current Stella codebase (version 1.4pre) compiles 
using SDL under Linux and Windows (gcc for Linux, MinGW for Windows).  
The sound is not quite where it should be in Windows, but it is usable.  
So if you (or anyone else) wanted to try to get the SDL code to compile 
under Mac, then I can answer any questions you may have.

Of course, the SDL binary will be a commandline program.  It always was 
in Linux, and I maintain KStella (a Stella frontend) for that purpose.  
For Windows, I plan to either adapt the old StellaX (version 1.1) or 
Cyberstella (version 1.2) GUI to simply launch the SDL binary.  
Something similar would be needed for the Mac.  So once the SDL code 
compiles cleanly under MacOS, all one would have to do is write a nice 
GUI launcher (in Cocoa I guess).

Let me know if you have any questions,
Steve (Stella SDL maintainer)
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