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libretro-picodrive: Improve notes, bring DESCR in line with others, and take maintainership
Module Name: pkgsrc-wip
Committed By: Nia Alarie <nia.alarie%gmail.com@localhost>
Pushed By: nee
Date: Mon Jun 5 02:54:39 2017 +0100
libretro-picodrive: Improve notes, bring DESCR in line with others,
and take maintainership
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libretro-picodrive/DESCR | 4 +++-
libretro-picodrive/Makefile | 4 ++--
libretro-picodrive/TODO | 11 ++++++-----
3 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
diff --git a/libretro-picodrive/DESCR b/libretro-picodrive/DESCR
index abdd8f4b61..7424cafb3d 100644
@@ -4,4 +4,6 @@ straight into any libretro-compatible frontend. This development interface is
open to others so that they can run these pluggable emulator and game cores
also in their own programs or devices.
-PicoDrive is a Sega 8/16 bit video game system emulator.
+PicoDrive is a Sega 8/16 bit video game system emulator. It's optimised for ARM,
+and has lower accuracy than Genesis Plus. However, it features 32X emulation,
+whereas Genesis Plus doesn't.
diff --git a/libretro-picodrive/Makefile b/libretro-picodrive/Makefile
index 76b6c204e5..2920df75e7 100644
@@ -4,9 +4,9 @@ PKGNAME= libretro-picodrive-20170418
-COMMENT= Fast MegaDrive/MegaCD/32X emulator
+COMMENT= Libretro core for emulating Sega 8/16-bit consoles & 32X
diff --git a/libretro-picodrive/TODO b/libretro-picodrive/TODO
index 8c4411c123..0baa0cd6db 100644
@@ -1,10 +1,11 @@
The upstream code has problems. They use a specific toolchain to mitigate
-I couldn't get it to start without segfaulting on NetBSD amd64 with clang
-and gcc5, same on Armbian with gcc 4.9.
+I couldn't get it to run properly on NetBSD amd64, with clang or gcc5.
According to upstream it depends on gcc 4.8, which works on amd64 and ARM.
-(This has always been the case, and isn't just specific to this newer
+gcc 4.9 also works on ARM.
+(This has always been a problem in libretro-picodrive, and isn't specific
+to this newer version.)
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