Improving the Salto simulator

Philip Prindeville philipp_subx at redfish-solutions.com
Sun Jun 13 11:51:49 PDT 2010


Yes, I believe I have the same ones as Al.


On 6/4/10 12:20 PM, Bruce Damer wrote:
> I am also very keen to see progress although not a programmer. Do you 
> have disk images to boot from (I believe Al managed to get a few of 
> those online)? Forgive my ignorance here.
>
> bruce
>
> At 01:43 PM 6/3/2010, you wrote:
>> Philip...I'd be interested in your work as I'm a Xerox alto fan.
>> I'd love to help, but I'm not a coder at the level you need.
>> If you need some testing let me know.
>>
>> -Chandra
>>
>> On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 2:58 PM, Philip Prindeville
>> <philipp_subx at redfish-solutions.com> wrote:
>> > and be able to run Alto software.
>> >
>> > Because we wanted to be able to use network-based software like Maze
>> > Wars and Mesa, we went with the Salto simulator.
>> >
>> > I've done a bit of work to make the code a little more portable, 
>> cleaned
>> > up some issues relating to i586 vs. x86_64 hosting, etc.
>> >
>> > Has anyone else worked a lot with Salto?
>> >
>> > Maybe have a partial list of bugs or incompatibilities?
>> >
>> > Any patches they wrote locally but never got upstream?
>> >
>> > Thanks,
>> >
>> > -Philip

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