Local browser window displays variables values from parameters
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1Release 4 (TBD)\r
30) The zoom value setting has been fixed in the registry\r
41) Debugger mode now shares the same alpine rom path setting\r
52) Local browser window displays register name used for local variables\r
63) Switch to Zlib 1.2.11 library 64bits for VS 2017\r
74) Switch to SDL 1.2.15 static library 64bits for VS 2017\r
85) Local browser window displays variables values from parameters\r
879b84c5 9\r
10Release 3 (13th November 2017)\r
2d0121d4 120) Fixed the windows respawning in the next emulator launch within --alpine or --debugger options\r
131) Added an Exception Vector Table browser window\r
142) Modified the About window to update the credits list in a more appropriate way\r
15-- Updated the emulator application credits line\r
163) Added 'Rx' word to the emulator name\r
174) Fixed a crash when reading the DWARF information in the case of the DWARF2 format has not been used\r
185) Added ui, alpine & debugger groups in the settings\r
196) Added the possibility to erase settings\r
207) Added the --es-all, --es-ui, --es-alpine & --es-debugger options to erase specific settings\r
218) Added a keybindings tab and adapted the configuration dialog tabs\r
22-- User can modify the keybindings where appropriate\r
0d612b97 23-- Keybindings UI is displayed based on the option used (--debugger, -- alpine)\r
249) Fixed a crash, in Release mode, when the HW labels setting is turn on\r
2510) Solved an interference between the HW labels setting and the one used by the debugger\r
26-- The setting is now only the reference used\r
49a6ac1c 2711) Fixed the SP (Stack) window UI potential missing data\r
4bb7c3f5 2812) Create a directory for EEPROMs (based on the EEPROMs setting) if it doesn't already exist\r
9bf5c434 2913) Keep the scrollbar position in accordance of the M68K PC pointer\r
41d6f5f7 30-- UI displays the source without the need to move down/up the scrollbar\r
95fe01d7 3114) Fixed a crash when DWARF information report a source line number exceeding the number of lines present in a source file\r
41d6f5f7 32-- This may come from the linker vlink\r
3315) Improved the .heap section detection to avoid a detection error\r
34-- Depend vlink version, .heap section may have an Alloc flag\r
95fe01d7 3516) Fixed a crash when DWARF information does references to missing source code files\r
0203b5fd 3617) Added a Local browser window for local variables\r
820579e2 3718) Project has switched to Visual Studio 2017 and QT 5.9.1 library\r
39Release 2 (3rd September 2017)\r
410) Added some error detections when reading the ELF executable file\r
421) Added all hardware labels (based on the document scans from the Version 2.4 - June 7, 1995)\r
432) "Step Over" code function for BSR/JSR functions\r
443) Added the .debug_ranges detection to avoid a detection error\r
454) DWARF support\r
46-- TAG: Compilation Unit, Subprogram, Variables, Types\r
47-- Line numbers, symbols, functions\r
485) Added an All Watch browser window for non-local variables\r
496) Added a heap allocator browser window based on my own memory allocation functions\r
507) Added additional 4 memory browser windows with address input based on hexa, decimal or symbol name\r
518) Windows refreshing executed only if windows is visible\r
529) Added a restart function\r
53-- Restart only the 68000 program counter to his original set\r
5410) Modified the icons color backgound for the "Step In" and "Step Over" functions\r
5511) Updated the About window to update the credits list\r
5612) 64 bits Release executable\r
5713) Fixed (hacking) the display of the SP (Stack) memory browser\r
5814) Set the emulator in Halt mode when launched in alpine debug mode without a loaded rom\r
59-- Otherwise the 68000 program counter will have a 0 value and will execute the code at this address\r
6015) Added some information in the --help/-h/-? option\r
6116) --debugger option no longer force the log file\r
6217) Added a --dram-max option to extend the DRAM size to 8MB\r
6318) Added the "enter" key support when setting the BPM (Breapoint)\r
6419) Save the windows positions, size and visibilities (show or hide) status\r
65-- Such windows will automatically respawn in the next emulator launch\r
67Release 1 (12th February 2017)\r
690) BPM (Breapoint) now stop at the designated address and no longer stop after executing the code\r
701) Clean-up the tracing / no-tracing flags for better U.I understanding\r
712) Added SP (Stack) memory browser\r
723) User can change now the number of lines of disassembly displayed in the tracing window\r
734) User can turn on/off the op-codes associated in the disassembly lines displayed in the M68K tracing window\r
745) Added an emulator status window (GPU status, M68K debugger & tracking status)\r
756) Added a GPU disassembly tracing window - Display the current PC pointer\r
767) Added a DSP disassembly tracing window - Display the current PC pointer\r
778) Added possibility to change refresh rate of browser windows when emulation is launched\r
789) Display partial hardware labels (Internal Memory & Graphics sub-system address space) in the disassembly lines displayed in the M68K tracing window\r
79-- Display first the hardware labels (based from the Jag V8 dev. PDF) and then the ones possibly found in the ELF debug symbol\r
8010) Minor U.I cosmetic changes\r
8111) User can turn on/off the hardware labels associated in the disassembly lines displayed in the M68K tracing window\r
82-- It doesn't apply to the hardware labels possibly found in the ELF debug symbol\r
84Release 0 (5th January 2017)\r
860) New option --debugger\r
871) ELF format support\r
882) ELF debug symbol support\r
893) "Step Into" code function\r
904) Menus layout dedicated to the debugger\r
915) Added a dedicated main window for tracing (M68K)\r
926) Added a Debugger tab in the config tab\r
937) Visual Studio 2015 project support\r
948) libelf-0.8.13 library support\r
959) 64 bits debug executable only\r
98Known issues\r
820579e2 1001) Video output is not displayed due to my OpenGL / QT5 5.5.1 integration with VS 2015 but solved when using the QT 5.9.1 package for VS 2017\r
1012) The BPM (Breapoint) remains stuck on his address when user wants to continue the code execution\r
102-- Need to trace over the BPM or unset the BPM\r
1033) To handle DWARF 2 issues with GCC, the code must be compiled with the -gdwarf-2 option\r
0203b5fd 1044) The Local & Watch variables list may display not available (N/A) type information\r
105-- Such missing information may be included in future release\r
1065) The 2MB mirroring is no longer applied in case of --dram-max option usage\r
1076) Stack must reflect the --dram-max option usage otherwise the stack may be corrupted\r
108-- The application needs to set the SP (Stack) in accordance\r
1097) The Exception Vector Table broswer window displays only 65 vectors\r
110-- Missing vectors may be added in future release\r
1118) User needs to manualy check if the Atari Jaguar executable match his source code files\r
112-- Otherwise, source code and assembly may not match or leads to instabilities\r
9bf5c434 1139) Application needs to be restarted in case of keybindings changes\r
115Cosmetic / UX issues\r
1171) The SP (Stack) icon color backgound doesn't look similar with the other ones\r
1182) The emulator status option has no icon\r
1193) The SP (Stack) window size always open at a forced size no matter if the size has been changed\r
024bfc46 1204) Not every features have associated keybindings\r
122Legacy issues/hints\r
1241) Emulator seems to have easter egg(s)\r
125-- The option --yarrr displays a single message and end the application\r
2d0121d4 126-- Pressing F8, while in the main window, will create an extra message in the log file\r
1272) The --alpine option force the log file but it can be override if --no-log option is set after the --alpine option\r
129Project information\r
024bfc46 1311) Code based on the Shamus Hammons source code available via Gethub by the 12th September 2017 (2.1.3 Final)\r
1322) Visual Studio 2015/2017 project support for 64 bits\r
1333) libelf 0.8.13 library 64bits for VS 2015/2017\r
e857856a 1344) libdwarf 1.41 library 64bits for VS 2015, cygwin64 & Msys2/MinGW64\r
be44e757 1355) QT 5.5.1 library 64bits for VS 2015\r
820579e2 1366) QT 5.9.1 library 64bits for VS 2017\r
1377) Zlib 1.2.8 library 64bits for VS 2015\r
1387) Zlib 1.2.11 library 64bits for VS 2017\r
169c1409 1398) SDL 1.2.15 library 64bits for VS 2015/2017\r
1409) The original make files have been modified to follow the requirements and modifications\r
14110) The 'Rx' word has been added to the emulator name to make distinction with the official version\r
14211) The project source is set at https://github.com/djipi/Virtual-Jaguar-Rx\r
14312) GPLv3 file document has been renamed as LICENSE, to fit better the GitHub requirements\r
144-- Text / License terms are the same\r
147Download statistics\r
149jaguar64eu : 15 downloads for the Release 0 on the 12th Feb, 2017\r
150jaguar64eu : 18 downloads for the Release 1 on the 21st May, 2017\r
151No downloads statistics available for the Release 2\r
152No downloads statistics available for the Release 3\r