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Guys i think that it would be better if the forum has more threads about the status of the emulator. for example a sticky thread on which part the programmers are working at this time, at whch state the implementation of a 64-bit version is etc..
 

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Whilst this sounds good in theory, it's somewhat hard to demonstrate to the 'general mass' what is going on with the emulator.

For instance, would most people understand the significance of MFIFO fixes, or VU0, VIF, SIF, GIF, DMA etc

Most people won't care for information unless they can see the 'graphical result'. EG:

Final Fantasy X now showing Terrain polygons (VU / VIF fixes).

The devs work in a rather fluid / erratic manner as there is no simple stage by stage process of working on an emulator, and various things are being worked on at anyone time, that interconnect, also the betatesters / devs have enough on their 'todo' list without having to update some thread continuously.

If you wish to keep a 'relative' track on PCSX2 activity, the CVS 'changelog.txt' will be enough.

As for the status of the 64bit version, it's currently very experimental, though showing early promising signs.
 

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CKemu said:
Whilst this sounds good in theory, it's somewhat hard to demonstrate to the 'general mass' what is going on with the emulator.

For instance, would most people understand the significance of MFIFO fixes, or VU0, VIF, SIF, GIF, DMA etc

Most people won't care for information unless they can see the 'graphical result'. EG:

Final Fantasy X now showing Terrain polygons (VU / VIF fixes).

The devs work in a rather fluid / erratic manner as there is no simple stage by stage process of working on an emulator, and various things are being worked on at anyone time, that interconnect, also the betatesters / devs have enough on their 'todo' list without having to update some thread continuously.

If you wish to keep a 'relative' track on PCSX2 activity, the CVS 'changelog.txt' will be enough.

As for the status of the 64bit version, it's currently very experimental, though showing early promising signs.
Maybe a rather dump question. But why do i see
that it is most of the time LinuzApps who updates
the changLog.txt. Is he the only one who works
all the time at this emulator or is he only charged
with updating the changelog.
 

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Ok, nice to know that every developer participates equally to this great emulator. But is Asadr still in the team ? A while ago he was doing some amazing stuf with his opengl plugin. It seems this plugin is not alive anymore.
 
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Simply check NGEmu's mainpage from time to time ... if there's any progress worth while looking at, it'll be there :)
 

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ei guys wil d nxt version of the emulator have a connection to the internet?? hehe...like the ps2...sori if i ask...juz curious...tnx...i'll stay tune...more power to the pcsx2 team...
 

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In my opinion, that was a good question! what about openGL plugin? wouldn´t be developed any more. Would be very good for linux, isn´t it?
 

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Well it would still be good is someone can add some threads in this forum (i don't think that it takes so much time. the thread can updated only 1 per week and even 1 line of progress would be good.) And if you worry about questions on wht is dma,gif etc. you can lock the thread. Aparrt from that, a user who is really interesting can search and learn what it is.

Bobbi i don't like this idea. you mean that every user that wants to know the current status and he hasn't been here for a while must search the 2 or the 3 first pages? and if he has lost something important for him that a developer has sayed in the 5th page?
 

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i have a horrible feeling a "current status" thread would open a whole new can of n00bish "does that mean this game will work?" threads along with "is there going to be a release soon?" bundle
 

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hmm...

I presume, the cvs log (as suggested already) is the best way to get to know about pcsx2's ONs and OFFs .. as only the little advanced ones will try to get information about whats going on in the background .. btw why are you guys posting again and again if bositman has answered already .. He might really get tired by answering each question asked on this forum :D..
 

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What is going on with PCSX2?
A Brief Overview

  • When something 'special' happens, one of the beta-testers will post shots and information.
  • When something super-dupa mega ex 3 hyper turbo mega mega revenge happens, shots will be posted like super mega lightning fast on the main news page.
  • If no shots are being posted, assume that the progress is slow but steady, and whilst stuff is happening, it doesn't result in anything that you'd be able to see (eg techy wecky woo woo fixes. Gah ga go?).
  • If nothing is being posted whatsoever, assume that A: The developers have lives (yeah I didn't believe that either), B: The developers are taking a rest.
  • What if SHOCK HORROR no news has been posted for ages???!!!!!! Assume any of the above or linuzappz was killed (note I did pay to have shadow assasinated, but alas I think he picked off florin...).
  • What if I have programming knowledge, and could understand the technical changes being made? Well then go browse to the CVS, and aquire the changelog.txt.
 

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////What if I have programming knowledge, and could understand the technical changes being made? Well then go browse to the CVS, and aquire the changelog.txt.

What is that CVS?
 

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reinam said:
////What if I have programming knowledge, and could understand the technical changes being made? Well then go browse to the CVS, and aquire the changelog.txt.

What is that CVS?
i think it means Current Version System, its a way of keeping track of updated source code online
 
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