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Announcement: GEMLIB for AHCC

Postby m0n0 » Mon Apr 22, 2013 10:00 pm

GEMLIB for AHCC

- m68k-020 and coldfire compatible binary
- compiled for 32bit

Gemlib is the glue layer between applications and the low-level AES interface. It is the de facto standard for GEM applications developed with GCC. Now you can build all the software which requieres a more or less recent GEMLIB (For example cflib) with AHCC.

http://freeshell.de/~monokrom/geeklog/d ... b_ahcc_rc1

Thanks for using it ;)

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Re: Announcement: GEMLIB for AHCC

Postby m0n0 » Thu Apr 25, 2013 9:44 pm

I've updated the Download:

http://freeshell.de/~monokrom/geeklog/d ... hcc_latest

Now the archive contains the plain 68000 version of the lib, too (gem.lib).

Also the patch folder inside the archive is updated, so that everything which is required for a plain 68000 build, should be available.

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Re: Announcement: GEMLIB for AHCC

Postby bullis1 » Fri Apr 26, 2013 11:54 am

Thanks for the new version.
I noticed that the plain 68k lib has about 2kb size savings. Aside from that are there other benefits of using the plain 68k lib on 68000 machines? Maybe small CPU savings since the lib no longer has to test for what machine it's running on? I have no complaints I'm simply trying to educate myself.
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Re: Announcement: GEMLIB for AHCC

Postby m0n0 » Sun May 12, 2013 11:44 pm

Aside from that are there other benefits of using the plain 68k lib on 68000 machines?


Yes, it's the only lib which will work on plain m68k. The other lib contains code which can only be executed by 68020 / coldfire.

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Re: Announcement: GEMLIB for AHCC

Postby bullis1 » Mon May 13, 2013 12:38 pm

Ah thanks. I had misinterpreted "m68k-020" to mean "68000 -to- 68020" but now I see how wrong I was :D
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