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[Files] Basilisk II 1.0 CVS snapshotANN.lu
Posted on 17-Jan-2002 15:03 GMT by Teemu I. Yliselä11 comments
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A snapshot of the 1.0 release of this open source Mac emulator is available. It "offers significant improvements like run-time video mode switching, user-space networking, and more precise mouse control". Read the full changelog here.
Category: misc/emu
License: open source (GPL)
Download the sources
Basilisk II homepage
Basilisk II 1.0 CVS snapshot : Comment 1 of 11ANN.lu
Posted by Elwood on 17-Jan-2002 20:45 GMT
Wasn't it illegal ? Some stolen code from Fusion...
Basilisk II 1.0 CVS snapshot : Comment 2 of 11ANN.lu
Posted by redrumloa on 17-Jan-2002 21:14 GMT
In reply to Comment 1 (Elwood):
You are thinking of Shape Shifter, which I don't know if that was true or not.
This is from the same guy, but this is a ground up new emulator. IMO this emulator seems to beat Fusion hands down.
Basilisk II 1.0 CVS snapshot : Comment 3 of 11ANN.lu
Posted by Michael Taylor on 17-Jan-2002 22:42 GMT
Who cares who may have stolen who's code? Let them deal with that. I just want to know about updates to BOTH. :)
Basilisk II 1.0 CVS snapshot : Comment 4 of 11ANN.lu
Posted by Christian on 18-Jan-2002 01:39 GMT
In reply to Comment 1 (Elwood):
Exactly, Jim Drew claimed (!) that code was stolen, but never offered any proof AFAIR. You could argue that he didn't like the competition his Emplant board got, which a lot of people saw as a big dongle after ShapeShifter appeared, which even worked better in some circumstances than his hardware/software combo.
Also, just as with Fusion PPC, he seems to never have offered fully working versions; but that's just hearsay from my side, so take it all with a grain of salt. I have used ShapeShifter quite successfully in its time, thank you very much. And unless there is PROOF that Christian Bauer reverse-engineered someone else's work, I don't think it's true.
-Christian
Basilisk II 1.0 CVS snapshot : Comment 5 of 11ANN.lu
Posted by Luca on 18-Jan-2002 04:50 GMT
In reply to Comment 4 (Christian):
>Also, just as with Fusion PPC, he seems to never have offered fully
>working versions
True. On my computer I never was able to get it to recognise my CD drive.
It sleeps in peace in a drawer of my office unused. How sad !
Basilisk II 1.0 CVS snapshot : Comment 6 of 11ANN.lu
Posted by José on 18-Jan-2002 09:46 GMT
Yes, very sad indeed. iFusion, or something equivalent is the kinda software that attracts some users, let alone the fact that people that bought it didn't saw any promised updates.
Basilisk II 1.0 CVS snapshot : Comment 7 of 11ANN.lu
Posted by Jaeson Koszarsky on 18-Jan-2002 13:11 GMT
Is this a PowerMac emulator? If not, what's the point of
running 68k mac software? Everything new is PPC now.
Jaeson K.
Basilisk II 1.0 CVS snapshot : Comment 8 of 11ANN.lu
Posted by redrumloa on 19-Jan-2002 15:30 GMT
In reply to Comment 7 (Jaeson Koszarsky):
Basilisk is a 68K Mac emulator so no it doesnt run 'new' Mac software which is PPC only. However you can run up to MacOS 8.1 which means you can run older versions of Netscape and such. Considering how bad Amiga browsers are using Netscape is VERY usefull. Also since most people using Basillisk have an 060 (66mhz here) it is the fastest 68k mac that was never made(Mac stopped at 040). There is also alot of older games that never had a AMiga version like Duke Nukem 3D.
BTW I never got Fusion to run stable, OTOH I got Basillisk running with no fuss.
Basilisk II 1.0 CVS snapshot : Comment 9 of 11ANN.lu
Posted by Jaeson Koszarsky on 19-Jan-2002 18:53 GMT
In reply to Comment 8 (redrumloa):
Fusion hasn't given me any problems. I migrated to it from
shapeshifter when ss was working anymore and no longer being
developed. I've been satisified with Fusion for 68k. I have
IFusion but still not had time to install it. Unfortunately,
it sounds like it has more problems.
What's the latest version of browsers that are 68k? V3.x?
The PPC versions are 6.x now.
A good PowerMac emulator would be more appealing at this point.
A PPC-PC emulator would be interesting too. I've run win95
under PC-Task but it is so slow, even on a 72MHz 060. IE5.5
is the last version that will run under win95, btw.
Jaeson K.
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Posted by redrumloa on 19-Jan-2002 19:28 GMT
In reply to Comment 9 (Jaeson Koszarsky):
The last 68K Netscape I think was 4.01. As for iFusion, the last I hear was that
there was no working TCPIP, so no internet.
Basilisk II 1.0 CVS snapshot : Comment 11 of 11ANN.lu
Posted by Anonymous on 24-Jan-2002 09:05 GMT
In reply to Comment 10 (redrumloa):
They should adapt that BSD socket thingy from WinUAE (irk!)
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