[Rpcemu] This geriatric is confused...

Richard Walker richardwalker at letterboxes.org
Mon Jan 4 12:10:29 PST 2016



On Mon, Jan 4, 2016, at 08:27 AM, Robert Sprowson wrote:
> In article <20160103232353.GS17806 at chiark.greenend.org.uk>,
>    Theo Markettos <theo at markettos.org.uk> wrote:
> > On Sun, Jan 03, 2016 at 04:55:43PM +0000, Richard Walker wrote:
> > > What would be nice would be a ready-to-go version of HardDisc4 from ROOL
> > > in a 'ready to extract into the HostFS directory natively' mode.  I guess
> > > it should be reasonably trivial to set up something like that which tracks
> > > the nightly HardDisc4 builds, come to think of it.
> >
> > That sounds like a good idea.  It would probably want adding to the RISC OS
> > makefile - worth asking the ROOL folks what would be required.
> 
> If by "natively" Richard means a sprite file gets called "!Sprites,ff9"

Yes, as I think that would provide a better user experience, compared to
faffing about with self-extractors or SparkPlug from within RISC OS.

Maybe another approach could be to build in the download and extraction
into RPCEmu itself.  It could even grab the RISC OS 5 ROM image!




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  Richard Walker
  richardwalker at letterboxes.org



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