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FireBee + GFA

Postby lp » Sun Oct 07, 2012 2:16 pm

GFA comes to the FireBee. I have no way to test this stuff. Just loading up the editor and stating it runs ok is not good enough, or compiling hello world. What I really need is someone into GFA coding and a medium to large size project that they wish to see running on the FireBee. :wink:

You can grab test versions below.
Compiler, Linker, Library:
http://gfa.atari-users.net/temp/cf/gfalibcf.zip
GBE:
http://gfa.atari-users.net/temp/cf/gbe_cf.zip

If you have GBE already installed, you must replace the files in the installation with the ones from these archives.

Please feel free to PM me with any problems you encounter.

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Re: FireBee + GFA

Postby BoNuS » Sun Oct 07, 2012 8:01 pm

Just wanted to say great that you try this :) !!
Indeed only thing missing here is a Firebee... :(
http://bonus.home.xs4all.nl/
( I have just to much Atari stuff)

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Re: FireBee + GFA

Postby wongck » Sun Oct 07, 2012 11:18 pm

Great work.
Nice to see the world of GFA opening up to the FB.
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Re: FireBee + GFA

Postby simonsunnyboy » Fri Oct 12, 2012 3:29 pm

I crossposted the announcement to the German atari-home.de forum. People over there were definitly interested ;)
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Re: FireBee + GFA

Postby lp » Sun Oct 14, 2012 8:36 pm

Thanks. I had a look and saw some complaint about GFA being structured and one command per line if I translated correctly. Its been that way since 1986. :lol:

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Re: FireBee + GFA

Postby MacFalcon » Mon Oct 15, 2012 8:08 am

lp wrote:Thanks. I had a look and saw some complaint about GFA being structured and one command per line if I translated correctly. Its been that way since 1986. :lol:


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Re: FireBee + GFA

Postby simonsunnyboy » Mon Oct 15, 2012 5:14 pm

lp wrote:Thanks. I had a look and saw some complaint about GFA being structured and one command per line if I translated correctly. Its been that way since 1986. :lol:


Your translation is correct :roll:
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Re: FireBee + GFA

Postby Dark Willow » Fri Nov 09, 2012 10:54 pm

Really glad to see GFA on the 'bee. This makes getting one all the more tempting - damn!
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Re: FireBee + GFA

Postby lp » Sun Jan 13, 2013 2:21 pm

Just put an update on my site for the FireBee.
Direct link: http://userpages.bright.net/~gfabasic/f ... alibcf.zip

Lib changes:
RECALL fixed (bug reported by Rajah Lone)

Compiler changes:
The DEFFN bug that has been in there forever is now fixed.
The 68K version of the compiler will now halt on the FireBee to avoid a crash or freeze if accidentally started.

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Re: FireBee + GFA

Postby lp » Sun Jan 20, 2013 2:57 am

GBE update for the FireBee released.
Direct link: http://userpages.bright.net/~gfabasic/files/gbe_cf.zip

Changes:
Rebuilt with the latest library for the FireBee.
Structure test now supports all the new compiler options.
Test drop-down menu reworked heavily. Some new options to find common errors and typos.
New meta command to simplify multiple library building.

Bug fixes:
Run button now ignores the make commands (fix applied to the 68k version).

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Re: FireBee + GFA

Postby m0n0 » Thu Jan 24, 2013 9:46 pm

Hello,

when I try to run GBE.APP I get the following error:

Fatal Error!
System overlay failed at Init()
A:\GFA\EDITOR\gbe\data_68k\ovl.prg

Btw. the file doesn't exist and I don't know where to get it. And of course I replaced gbe.app with the coldfire version...

What to do now?

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Re: FireBee + GFA

Postby lp » Thu Jan 24, 2013 9:56 pm

I will have to do some tests and get back to you on this.

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Re: FireBee + GFA

Postby lp » Thu Jan 24, 2013 10:48 pm

I was able to reproduce the problem. Somehow I managed to build GBE and forgot to link the assembler portion. 8O

It does a check to make sure the assembler is linked, otherwise it would crash, but the error message is misleading because I normally test it interpreted. :wink:

Please re-download the archive.
Direct link: http://userpages.bright.net/~gfabasic/files/gbe_cf.zip (172,656 bytes)
Note the RSC changed! HYP updated as well.

This is yet another update as I'm still working on new editor features. New feature:
If you press Control-M and the cursor is inside a subroutine, it will mark that subroutine as a block.

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Re: FireBee + GFA

Postby m0n0 » Fri Jan 25, 2013 12:53 am

Seems to work fine now - now I just have to figure out how to configure all that =)

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Re: FireBee + GFA

Postby lp » Fri Jan 25, 2013 3:02 am

There's a new section in the HYP called 'Installation' which should help setup the bare minimum to compile something.

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Re: FireBee + GFA

Postby Mathias » Thu Nov 28, 2013 3:32 pm

Lonny released a new GFA version for the FireBee. See our news from today: http://acp.atari.org
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Re: FireBee + GFA

Postby lp » Fri Apr 18, 2014 12:31 pm

New release for GFABASIC, see here:
viewtopic.php?f=69&t=17589&p=251745#p251745

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Re: FireBee + GFA

Postby lp » Sun Aug 03, 2014 1:17 pm

I have built a FireBee version of the runonly interpreter. If anyone wants to test it, it is here:
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/hk65mapqd3fm ... a/gfabasic

See the read_me.txt file for instructions.

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Re: FireBee + GFA

Postby oehansen » Thu Aug 28, 2014 7:52 pm

tried it, looks good ... the runonly that is.

However, lp ... I payed $5 registration fee for aIRC ... but miss my registration code :-)

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Re: FireBee + GFA

Postby lp » Thu Aug 28, 2014 8:04 pm

oehansen wrote:tried it, looks good ... the runonly that is.

However, lp ... I payed $5 registration fee for aIRC ... but miss my registration code :-)


Thanks for testing the interpreter.

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Re: FireBee + GFA

Postby lp » Fri Sep 12, 2014 10:18 pm

Updated GFA Compiler package, the highlights are:

Compiler r25
Version number re-sync'd with linker, no other changes.

Linker r25
There's now a version of the linker just for the FireBee.
TAS instructions recoded. It is finally stable on the FireBee!
Thanks to Vincent for the help. ;)

Library r12
TAS instruction recoded.

Interpreter r12
First public release of the interpreter for the FireBee.
TAS instruction recoded.
Random crashes with extremely low string memory fixed.

See documentation for a full list of changes.
http://userpages.bright.net/~gfabasic/f ... a_comp.zip

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Re: FireBee + GFA

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