17 Jun 2002 nymia   » (Master)

DC Development Kit

Just finished step one, SH4 and ARM compiler is now installed on one of the Linux box here. Will get some sample code later and test the output object file later.


Been spending some time playing with DreamCast console, collecting information available from the Net. A lot of information is definitely out there, one of them is this article about the graphics engine. Basically uses a tile- based rendering technique, though. Anyway, here is the link to the article.


Here is another website containing technical stuff about the DreamCast console. It contains various bits and pieces of information, ranging from processor to the code.


Regarding the comment I read one day back about pointers in Cg, it looks like Cg is nothing but a compiler for a certain architecture. While it may be good to have a pointer tucked-in the language, it may not serve its purpose, though, as the architecture may have no means of providing pointer ops.


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