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    MAME v146

    MAME v146:

    MAMETesters Bugs Fixed
    ----------------------
    - 04773: [Crash/Freeze] (midyunit.c) mkyawdim, mkyawdim2: Crash before OK
    (Fabio Priuli)
    - 04847: [Interface] -video ddraw with 16-bit desktop causes crash
    - 00501: [Crash/Freeze] (liberate.c) liberatr: Select any wave above
    16 (19 or 22) and the game resets on the planet screen. (couriersud)
    - 04834: [Graphics] All sets in batman.c, relief.c, shuuz.c,
    thunderj.c: Missing or misplaced graphic elements (hap)
    - 04843: [Crash/Freeze] feversoc: Black Screen (David Haywood)
    - 04840: [Crash/Freeze] (xmen.c) xmen6p, xmen6pu: Crash after OK (hap)
    - 04492: [Sound] (missile.c) missile, missile1, missile2: Imperfect
    sound played for UFO and bomber attack. (couriersud)
    - 04822: [Crash/Freeze] (cdi.c) All sets in cdi.c: Crash after OK (micko)
    - 04835: [Graphics] (gsword.c) gsword, gsword2, josvolly: Graphics
    and palette corruption (hap)
    - 04829: [Save/Restore] (astrocde.c) gorf, gorfpgm1, gorfpgm1g:
    Intermittent failure of autosave state function in gorf sets (hap)
    - 04789: [Graphics] (megasys1.c) avspirit, monkelf: Missing sprites (hap)
    - 04805: [DIP/Input] (seta.c) blandia, blandiap: Dip Default "Coin Mode 1"
    now triggers freeplay (micko)
    - 04804: [Crash/Freeze] (simpl156.c) candance, chainrec, charlien,
    joemacr, joemacra, magdrop, magdropp, osman: Black Screen/Hang
    (w/noted slowdown) (micko)
    - 04823: [Gameplay] (dgpix.c) fmaniac3: game shows only white screen
    after title (micko)
    - 04807: [Crash/Freeze] (copsnrob.c) copsnrob: Hang/Freeze at boot (micko)
    - 04833: [Sound] (labyrunr.c) tricktrp & clones: music is too fast (hap)
    - 04828: [Documentation] (bfm_sc4.c) sc4crgc and clones: The correct
    year of production is ´2003´.
    - 04827: [Documentation] (bfm_sc5.c) sc5dmine and clones: The correct
    year of production is ´2002´.
    - 04776: [Crash/Freeze] (raiden2.c) xsedae: Crash after OK (hap)
    - 04826: [DIP/Input] (alpha68k.c) gangwars, goldmedl, skyadvnt, skysoldr,
    timesold and it´s clones: starting button for P1 is always on, you
    cannot use P1 inputs (hap)
    - 01631: [Crash/Freeze] (superqix.c) sqixb2, perestro, perestrof: game
    resets after starting game (hap)
    - 04824: [Documentation] (cps2.c) xmvsfu1d: In-Game selftest fails on
    program rom 3 & 4
    - 04817: [Graphics] (batman.c) batman: missing, corrupted graphics (hap)
    - 04815: [Documentation] (bfm_sc5.c) sc5crnjw and clones: The correct
    year of production is ´2004´.
    - 04813: [Documentation] (arcadia.c) ar_airh ar_airh2: Missing
    relationship (clone of...) between sets
    - 04586: [DIP/Input] (gunbustr.c) gunbustr and clones: You cannot
    insert coin (hap)
    - 04588: [Sound] (gunbustr.c) gunbustr and clones: No Sound (hap)
    - 04738: [Graphics] (playch10.c) pc_mman3, pc_ngai2, pc_ngai3, pc_pwbld,
    pc_radr2: Graphics are messed up
    - 04809: [Crash/Freeze] (redclash.c) All sets in redclash.c: Hang on Boot (hap)
    - 04808: [DIP/Input] (exprraid.c) All sets in exprraid.c: Hang after coining up (hap)
    - 04806: [Crash/Freeze] (ladybug.c) All sets in ladybug.c (except sraider):
    Hang/Freeze at boot (hap)
    - 04810: [Crash/Freeze] (aleck64.c) 11beat, hipai, mtetrisc, srmvs, starsldr,
    twrshaft, vivdolls: Crash after OK (micko)


    Source Changes
    --------------
    Don´t optimize tms57002 on OS X PowerPC builds [Couriersud]

    galspnbl.c: Add in missing button to Gals Pinball & Hot Pinball along
    with misc documentation. [Brian Troha]

    spbactn.c: Adjusted clock speeds based on OSCs actually on the PCB.
    Added missing button and labeled buttons. Added dipswitch locations
    and misc documentation. [Brian Troha]

    Added NMI sound ACK mechanism to tecmo.c driver [Angelo Salese]

    Misc documentation updates and typo fixes for neogeo.xml as well as
    updates and a cleanup of neodrvr.c [Johnboy]

    Fixed ffightj2 ROMs labels and locations, added pcb infos to
    videocps1.c [Team CPS-1]

    Fixed mapping for mmatrixd (cps2) to allow in-game region switch to
    work and renamed to a US set due to rom labels. Replaced Phoenix Set
    xmvsfu1d (cps2) bad dumps with others which pass in-game rom tests.
    [Barry Harris]

    timeplt.c: Added inputs to chkun and bikkuric, making them playable.
    [hap]

    Corrected some off by one errors in DM01 dot matrix emulation, while
    making it a bit more generic. Ultimately, it will plug into Scorpion
    2 and 4 hardware. [James Wallace]

    preliminary Toshiba TC8830F emulation [hap]

    i8251: "reset" bit is only documented to revert to looking for a mode
    byte, not reset the entire chip. [R. Belmont]

    Preliminary Z8001 support [Christian Groessler]

    Initial work in preparation for some modernization on the whole
    megadriv.c file, starting with better splitting of actual drivers
    (megadriv.c, megacd.c, mega32x.c, megasvp.c and megavdp.c).
    [David Haywood]

    More Z8001 work, M20 now passes memory test [Christian Grössler]

    Fix for i286 preventing error 104 on ibm5170 [Carl]

    Added PPC405GP to PPC cpu core [Lukasz Markowski]

    Added custom DCR read/write handlers to PPC cpu core
    [Miodrag Milanovic]

    gei.c: Refactored Trivia rom questions. Added misc documentation.
    Added DSW locations to several sets. [Brian Troha]

    This is phase 2 of the DMD changes, creating a new ´5 dot´ element to
    make it more like the actual DM01 (which uses 5 by 7 blocks, but wires
    them up row wise to a buffer, giving an unusual ´65 dot row´)
    [James Wallace].

    Z8001: Fix inb/outb @rX form. M20 PPI test now passes. [R. Belmont]

    Correct labels for bcruzm12 and replaced overdumped rom from butasan
    based on pcb pictures and observation [bonky0013, Tafoid]

    Updating MAME drivers to use modern i8255 implementation instead of
    the legacy one [Fabio Priuli]

    z800x: Support for disassembly of Z8001 instructions
    [Christian Grössler]

    segas16b.c: Corrected the rom labels for the Japanese Cotton set and
    added the Sega ID# for the rom board. [Tormod, The Dumping Union]

    Small Konami update: [Mamesick]
    * aliens.c : reverted wrong changes applied in 0.145u8.
    * crimfght.c : reverted wrong changes applied in 0.145u8.
    * vendetta.c : small cosmetic changes plus PCB components verified.

    Z8001 has 16-bit wide I/O ports [R. Belmont, Christian Grössler]

    68681: Timers start immediately; unlike counters they don´t wait for a
    start command. [R. Belmont]

    Finally done the last part of the dotmatrix changes, which is to
    create a dot by dot display mode. This makes the BFMDM01 emulation far
    more straightforward, and should mean that anyone wanting a matrix can
    call some combination of functions and make it work. [James Wallace]

    info.c: added screen tags to xml output, so that it is possible to
    easily identify which screens depend on optional devices (mostly of
    use in MESS, for its slot options, but eventually handy for PC-based
    arcades too) [Fabio Priuli]

    Improved sound emulation in for pokey chip. Changed audio emulation to
    emulate borrow 3 clock delay and proper channel reset. New frequency
    only becomes effective after the counter hits 0. Emulation also treats
    counters as 8 bit counters which are linked now instead of monolytic
    16 bit counters. [Couriersud]

    i386: IRET/Virtual 8086 mode fixes [Carl]

    Added the alternative bios found on Gachagachamp, it appears to just
    be recompiled. [smf]

    Added the 700B01 bios, only the CRC is known. [smf]

    Stop the elephant stage on Handle Champ from crashing, though other
    graphics issues remain. [smf]

    New Mega-Tech BIOS added. [El Barto]

    Fix regression on POKEY device introduced in last commit. Fixed high
    pass filters for POKEY. Added POKEYN device based on modern device.
    Migrated bzone, ccastles and missile to use this device. [Couriersud]

    Fixed random lfsr generation in pokey.c. This fixes MT00501 while
    tempest is still starting up. [Couriersud]

    Convert all remaining drivers to use the modern pokey device.
    [Couriersud]

    Emulated the protection(s) in lhzb2a, making it playable [Luca Elia]

    mc68681: Fixed generation of spurious interrupts, and provide
    ASSERT/CLEAR states to the IRQ callback. [R. Belmont]

    i386: another small vm86 fix [Carl]

    Added I/O board ROM dump for Ninja Assault
    [Tormod, Smitdogg, The Dumping Union]

    Chance 32 driver improvements: [Roberto Fresca]
    * Inputs from the scratch.
    * Completely demuxed the output lines.
    * Added lamps support.
    * Added a nice button-lamps layout.
    * Found and added the FEVER! lamp.
    * Fixed the Oki6295 and CRTC 6845 clocks.
    * Corrected the refresh rate to 52.786 Hz (similar to Major Poker).
    * Hooked the vblank input line.
    * Figured out the following DIP switches:
    Auto Max Bet, Flip Screen, Maximum Bet,
    Auto Hold, Double-Up Type, Remote Credits,
    Bet Limit, and Coinage Multiplier.


    New games added or promoted from NOT_WORKING status
    ---------------------------------------------------
    Chance Thirty Two [Roberto Fresca]
    Chance Kun [hap]
    Bikkuri Card [hap]
    DS Telejan (DECO Cassette) [Guru, Charles MacDonald]
    Hyper Bishi Bashi Champ (GQ876 VER. EAA) [smf, Guru, Thorsten]
    Hyper Bishi Bashi Champ (GQ876 VER. AAA) [smf, any]
    Handle Champ (GQ710 VER. JAA)
    [smf, Yasuhiro, Tormod, Paratach, M. Healey, Dr. Spankenstein, f205v,
    T. Bailey, Mr. CAST, J. Finney, M. David, anonymous, Pernod, hap,
    gatt9, redk9258, L. Genier, Yohji, Smitdogg, The Dumping Union]
    Mahjong Long Hu Zheng Ba 2 (VS221M) [Luca Elia, Guru, Dyq, bnathan]


    New clones added
    ----------------
    Hamburger (DECO Cassette, Japan)
    [Charles MacDonald, Dr. Spankenstein, Kevin Eshbach, T. Huff, SteveS,
    E. Page-Hanify, Hikari, ArcadeDude, F. Bukor, N. Francfort, jmurjr,
    arcade-history.com, ThumB, Hurray Banana, Paratech, Xiaou2, Cornishdavey,
    A. Costin, M. Ponweiser, Tormod, Rambo, Smitdogg, The Dumping Union,
    Team Japump!!!]
    Pro Golf (DECO Cassette) (set 2) [Guru, Charles MacDonald]
    Super Poker (Version 10.10) [Brian Troha, The Dumping Union]
    Ms. Pac-Man II (bootleg) [Jim Skilskyj, MisfitMAME]
    Ms. Pac-Man II (Orca bootleg set 2) [Corrado Tomaselli, MisfitMAME]
    Tecmo Bowl (World, prototype?)
    [Mr. CAST, Smitdogg, The Dumping Union]
    Zero Team 2000 [Mr. CAST, Smitdogg, The Dumping Union]
    OutRunners (Japan) [ShouTime]


    New games marked as GAME_NOT_WORKING
    ------------------------------------
    Touryuumon [Yohji, Mr. CAST, Smitdogg, The Dumping Union]



    0.145u8
    -------


    MAMETesters Bugs Fixed
    ----------------------
    - 04774: [Crash/Freeze] (naomi.c) Most sets in naomi.c:
    Crash before OK (R. Belmont)
    - 04794: [Graphics] (bombjack.c) bombjack & clone: Missing
    sprites (Phil Bennett)
    - 04786: [Original Reference] (cps2.c) vhunt2d: In-Game selftest
    fails on Program Rom 04
    - 04788: [Original Reference] (cps2.c) vsav2d: Several roms do not
    pass selftest.
    - 04787: [Sound] (epos.c) dealer: Missing sounds
    - 04785: [Compiling] Default ´tiny´ does not build. (micko)
    - 04771: [Speed] (hyprduel.c) magerror: Massive drop in performance
    at Warning Screen and onwards (Phil Bennett)
    - 04777: [Crash/Freeze] (scramble.c) 800fath, ad2083, knockout,
    mariner, triplep: Crash before OK (Tafoid)
    - 04778: [Crash/Freeze] (subsino2.c) bishjan, mtrain, wtrnymph:
    Crash before OK (Tafoid)
    - 04779: [Crash/Freeze] (scobra.c) billiard, hustler, hustlerb2,
    hustlerd: Crash before OK (Tafoid)
    - 04772: [Crash/Freeze] (midtunit.c) jdreddp: Crash
    before OK (Phil Bennett)
    - 04768: [Graphics] (nova2001.c) ninjakun: Missing game Graphics
    and Tilemap Scroll (Phil Bennett)
    - 04766: [Graphics] (mario.c) mario and clones: Missing
    Title/Game Graphics (Phil Bennett)
    - 01232: [Sound] (aliens.c) aliens: Comparing to the pcb, the music
    in mame is slower. (Mamesick)
    - 04784: [Documentation] (mpu5.c) m5doshpk: The correct description
    is ´Do$h ´n´ Pecks (Barcrest) (MPU5).
    - 04783: [Documentation] (bfm_sc4.c) sc4jjunc and clones: The correct
    year of production is ´2002´.
    - 04782: [Documentation] (bfm_sc4.c) sc4slc and clones: The correct
    year of production is ´2003´.
    - 04781: [Documentation] (bfm_sc5.c) sc5potp and clone: The correct
    year of production is ´2005´.
    - 04775: [Crash/Freeze] (pgm.c) ddpdoj, ddpdoja, ddpdojb, espgal,
    ket, keta, ketb: Crash before OK (mahlemiut)
    - 00413: [Sound] (crimfght.c) crimfght: The speed of the music is
    playing ever so slightly too slowly. (Mamesick)
    - 04769: [Crash/Freeze] (flower.c) All sets in flower.c: Black
    screen (hap)
    - 04745: [Interface] Game select UI hangs when using cursor
    keys (couriersud)


    Source Changes
    --------------
    - Started adding support for scrolling reel displays, currently text
    only, but should be pretty easy to get graphics in there and add
    different direction scrolling - updating sc4 code to use these new
    types. [David Haywood]

    - Stepper display output fix [James Wallace]

    - Amatic Multi Game System driver improvements [Roberto Fresca]
    * Identified the slots game as Super Stars.
    * Changed am_uslot to suprstar.
    * Reworked inputs from the scratch.
    * Added support for outputs: lamps & counters.
    * Added a button-lamps layout.
    * Promoted the game to working state.
    * Added technical notes.

    - Amatic AMA-8000 improvements [Roberto Fresca]
    * Renamed amaticmg3 to amaticmg2 since is the AMA-8000-2 system.
    * Found the hopper motor signal. Mapped the hopper pay pulse to key
    ´Q´. Now is possible to payout manually, avoiding the hang for
    hopper empty or timeout.

    - Fix video counter reporting on Williams games (should stay at maximum
    value until reset). [Sean Riddle]

    - Added ability to add the graphics in the external drwho art file to
    the new reel structure. [David Haywood]

    - Added/filled in about 110 missing Scorpion 4/5 romsets.
    [Brian Griffin]

    - Hikaru: Added some new technical findings [Stefano Teso]

    - Marked all remaining old-style CDs without gap information BAD_DUMP.
    These will still run (where applicable), but need to be re-ripped for
    best accuracy (and proper audio track timing for some Bemani games).
    [R. Belmont, Firewave]

    - Fixed gameplay crash regression in Zero Team [Angelo Salese]

    - Added the clock counter chain and other common functions into
    device_rtc_interface, removing duplicated code in RTC implementations.
    Rewrote the Dallas DS1302 to support additional features needed by
    IDE64 in MESS. [Curt Coder]

    - Fix invalid ISO C syntax in neogeo driver noted by Clang
    [Balrog, R. Belmont]

    - Fix PowerPC OS X compile [R. Belmont]

    - i386: fix for bt? instructions [Carl]

    - zaxxon.c: Corrected rom labels and U locations for the Congo Bongo sets.
    Added the 3 board stack version with correct PBROM. Added additional
    documentation about the 2 board stack and the 3 board stack.
    [Kevin Eshbach, The Dumping Union]

    - Updated layouts for numerous slots to take advantage of new reel
    development. [James Wallace]

    - Clean-ups to sound and fixed volume balance in Nichibutsu Mahjong
    drivers. [Takahiro Nogi]

    - niyanpai.c: Fixed graphics draw speed. [Takahiro Nogi]

    - cps2.c: fixed vhunt2d and vsav2d rom loading [Pythagoras]

    - gei.c: Sorted out the correct question roms for Trivia (Questions
    Series 12) and Trivia (Questions Series 14). [Brian Troha]

    - Implemented new paletteram_xGGGGGRRRRRBBBBB_byte_le_w() function, used
    by Chance 32 [Angelo Salese]

    - Fixed missing sprites/HUD regression in Lock-On [Phil Bennett]

    - 6551acia.c: m_status_register was not being initialized properly
    [Robbbert]

    - Updated rom label.locations for Star Force based on PCB pictures
    provided by bonky0013. [Tafoid]

    - i386: Big pmode update. [Carl]

    - Added Rev "H" USA Naomi BIOS [Brian Troha, The Dumping Union]

    - naomi: redumped Azumanga Daioh Puzzle Bobble GD-ROM [Team Japump!]

    - Added basic protection simulation for Battle Emporer, allowing for
    gameplay to the end. [David Haywood]

    - Fix error in decompression for avhuff. Converted cubeqst CHDs
    now pass verification. [Aaron Giles]

    New games added or promoted from NOT_WORKING status
    ---------------------------------------------------
    Super Stars [Roberto Fresca, Angelo Salese, Andreas Naive]
    Funcube 5 [Luca Elia, Yohji, Tormod, The Dumping Union]
    Dungeon Explorer (Tourvision PCE bootleg)
    [Charles MacDonald, AUMAP, ClawGrip]
    Super Volleyball (Tourvision PCE bootleg)
    [Charles MacDonald, AUMAP, ClawGrip]
    Jue Zhan Tian Huang
    [Yohji, Mr. CAST, B. Stahl, Smitdogg, The Dumping Union, David Haywood]
    Golden Arrow (Standard G8-03)
    [hap, dox, DHS]


    New clones added
    ----------------
    Top Racer (bootleg of Driving Force) [Team Europe]
    Gulf Storm (set 2) [Bonky0013]
    Erotictac/Tactic (ver 01) [Bonky0013]
    Space Firebird (rev. 02-a) [Andy Welburn]
    Congo Bongo (3 board stack) [Kevin Eshbach, The Dumping Union]
    Mahjong Yoshimoto Gekijou [BET] [Takahiro Nogi]
    Zoku Mahjong Housoukyoku [Takahiro Nogi]
    Moon Cresta (Nichibutsu UK, unencrypted) [Andy Welburn]
    Red Fox War Planes II (China)
    [B. Stahl, Smitdogg, The Dumping Union]
    Sharpshooter (Rev 1.9) [Brian Troha, The Dumping Union]


    New games marked as GAME_NOT_WORKING
    ------------------------------------
    Multi Game III (V.Ger 3.64)
    [Roberto Fresca, Andreas Naive, Team Europe]
    Chance Thirty Two
    [Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska,Y~K, The Dumping Union, Smitdogg]
    Bikkuri Card
    [Yohji, Mr. CAST, Tormod, CptGuapo, Smitdogg, The Dumping Union]
    Mahjong Hanafuda Cosplay Tengoku 8
    [Yohji, Mr. CAST, Smitdogg, The Dumping Union]



    0.145u7
    -------


    MAMETesters Bugs Fixed
    ----------------------
    - 00485: [Sound] gotcha: The woman´s voice gets cut off. (hap)
    - 04764: [Documentation] sfight2 and clones.: The correct description
    is "Street Fighter II".
    - 04761: [Crash/Freeze] waveshrk: Crash after OK (Aaron Giles)
    - 04760: [Crash/Freeze] cobram3: Crash after OK (Aaron Giles)
    - 04758: [Crash/Freeze] gal3: Crash after OK (Aaron Giles)
    - 04757: [Crash/Freeze] majorpkr: Crash after OK (Aaron Giles)
    - 04756: [Crash/Freeze] littlerb: Crash before OK (Aaron Giles)
    - 04754: [Crash/Freeze] All sets in qdrmfgp.c: Crash after OK (Aaron
    Giles)
    - 04752: [Crash/Freeze] All sets in atarigt.c, atarigx2.c: Crash after
    OK (Aaron Giles)
    - 04751: [Crash/Freeze] All sets in darkhors.c: Crash after OK (Aaron Giles)
    - 04750: [Crash/Freeze] btoads: Crash after OK (Aaron Giles)
    - 04749: [Crash/Freeze] grndtour: Crash after OK (Aaron Giles)
    - 04748: [Crash/Freeze] ninjakun: Crash after OK (Aaron Giles)
    - 04747: [Crash/Freeze] All sets in psikyo.c: Crash after OK (Aaron Giles)
    - 04746: [Crash/Freeze] All sets in midzeus.c, seattle.c, vegas.c:
    Crash before OK (Aaron Giles)

    Source Changes
    --------------
    m68k improvements: [Hans Ostermeyer]
    * Fixed BFINS, BFEXTU, and BFEXTS to fetch 8-bit quantities as 8 bits
    (corrects Domain/OS 10.3.5 crash on page boundry)
    * Added SoftFloat log functions and m68k FLOGNP1, FLOGN, FLOG2, and
    FLOG10 instructions

    kinstb, ffight2b, iron, denseib, sblast2b (snesb.c) [stephh] :
    * Fixed Dip Switches and Coin Inputs (after verification of the 5A22
    code)

    PGM, Scorpion 4/5 and Astra Fruit Machine [David Haywood]
    * Slightly reworked some previous PGM submissions.
    * Reorganized many bfm_sc4/sc5 sound roms.
    * Added some notes, code and alternate revisions to astrafr.c.

    nbmj8891.c: Fixed font graphics in hanamomo. [Takahiro Nogi]

    uPD1990AC: Only latch CSx bits when STB is high. [R. Belmont]

    proconn.c [David Haywood]
    * Added the basic device definitions for this driver with some NULL
    callbacks for now, setting the framework for more progress later.

    globalfr.c VFD improvement to allow for better debugging as well as
    some rom splitting of clones for the driver. Also did some stepper
    motor work to support more types. [James Wallace]

    ecoinf3.c [David Haywood]
    * Added some 8255s (maybe too many, not sure how many the PCBs have)
    and identified where it writes the ´VFD´ strings.

    silvmil.c: Added known dipswitches & locations. Derived clock speeds
    from actual OSCs located on the PCB. [Brian Troha]

    Revamped the sprite decryption of raiden2-like Seibu boards.
    [Andreas Naive]
    * Added support for Zero Team.
    * Code refactored to clarify the algorithm.

    Improvements to Jaleco´s "Stepping Stage Special" [Luca Elia]
    * fixed memory maps, rom loading, added inputs
    * Hooked up sprites, hacked in the text layer
    * Can be made to boot using the debugger

    icecold.c [Sandro Ronco]
    * This game has mechanical parts so it´s not exactly playable, but it
    is possible try it until the end giving the expected inputs.
    * Imported the i8279 device from MESS and updated to support sensor
    mode and mask nibble.
    * Made a simple layout and the defined input ports.

    Improved the serial emulation in 68307 and added some logging,
    removing the hack in bfm_sc4.c [David Haywood]

    Meyco driver improvements: [Roberto Fresca]
    * Reworked Inputs for all games.
    * Added button-lamps support.
    * Created internal control layout for all games.
    * Added mech counters support.
    * Promoted all games to working state.
    * Renamed the mdrawpkra ROMs based on PCB picture.
    * Renamed the driver to meyc8080.c
    * Added technical and game notes.

    preliminary Imagetek I5000 sound emulation. [hap]

    Started giving Scorpion games their own reel / key configs, which is
    needed for most of them to pass their post / not hang on ´reel errors´
    or infinitely spinning reels. Also more work on 68307´s.
    [David Haywood]

    Converted turbo.c to use i8279 device [Sandro Ronco]

    Added some better command handling to stop SC4 games from overwriting
    their attract mode messages with garbage. [James Wallace]

    Preliminary work on Scorpion 4 lamps + more set resorting
    [David Haywood]

    Discovered similarities in gotcha.c to Data East Bootleg sprites, also
    happening to be the closest implementation to Silver Millennium in the
    sources. Refactored each based on this information. [David Haywood]

    Refactored a few things related to reels and use of layouts allowing
    for more function with less work [David Haywood]

    CPS-3 update [Team CPS-1]:
    * Fixed CD Catalog # for jojoba 990927 and properly renamed the chd
    * Realigned the games table

    amaticmg.c: figured out encryption [Andreas Naive]

    paradise.c: Corrected Difficulty DSW for Penky and added notes about
    alternate DSW settings as found in scanned Pins & Dip manual.
    [Brian Troha]

    gumbo.c: Added dipswitch locations to all sets in the driver.
    [Brian Troha]

    sliver.c: Filled in / Corrected all dipswitches for Sliver and added
    dipswitch locations [Brian Troha]

    sangho.c: Filled in some dipswitches for Sexy Boom & Puzzle Star and
    added dipswitch locations. [Brian Troha]

    pokechmp.c: Correct dipswitches as per manual and add dipswitch
    locations. [Brian Troha]

    sangho.c: Sexy Boom´s difficulty DSW setting corrected and verified.
    [stephh]



    New games added or promoted from NOT_WORKING status
    ---------------------------------------------------
    Silver Millennium [Bonky0013, David Haywood]
    Draw Poker - Joker´s Wild (Standard) [hap, Roberto Fresca]
    Draw Poker - Joker´s Wild (02-11) [hap, Roberto Fresca]


    New clones added
    ----------------
    Zeke´s Peak [Sandro Ronco]
    Hot Mind (Fit of Fighting Hardware) [f20v] (NOT WORKING)


    New games marked as GAME_NOT_WORKING
    ------------------------------------
    Knights of Valour: Aoshi Sanguo / Sangoku Senki: Aoshi Sanguo (ver.
    202CN, bootleg)
    Ninja Assault [Guru, Deunan Knute]
    Golden Arrow [hap, Kevin Mullins]
    Star Trek: Voyager [R. Belmont, Mr. CAST, Smitdogg, The Dumping Union]



    0.145u6
    -------


    MAMETesters Bugs Fixed
    ----------------------
    - 04741: [Sound] xmen: Instruments in the music are playing back at
    the wrong volume (hap)
    - 02675: [Sound] rdft, rdft2: Music used in the boss levels of Raiden
    Fighters and Raiden Fighters 2 play (Mssion 1-3, 2-3) slower
    than the original. (Sonikos)
    - 04734: [Crash/Freeze] tylz: Crash after OK (Pugsy)
    - 04743: [Crash/Freeze] pzloop2jr1: Black Screen (Tafoid)
    - 04735: [Crash/Freeze] breywood, shackled: Black screen (stephh)
    - 04737: [Original Reference] ckong: correct manufacturer found for
    Crazy Kong (Falcon?)

    Source Changes
    --------------
    Change DirectInput joystick acquisition method to be non exclusive.
    [bdam]

    toaplan2.c: Correct the video (character layer) offset for 1945 Part-2
    (Chinese hack of Battle Garegga) [Dave Haywood]

    dc: Fix the maple hookup and controllers and add the missing maple irq
    [O. Galibert]

    galaxia.c: Improved colors and hooked up cvs stars circuit. [hap]

    Hooked up TMS9928 and PIA devices to Baby Pac-Man video CPU, gives
    some gfx if you press the service switch [Angelo Salese]

    pgm.c: Continued refactoring of the protections, including improved
    notes. Moved some code into the states and split states by protection
    type. [David Haywood]

    Set the correct cpu in mpu5.c driver and split a few alternate
    revisions into clone sets. [David Haywood]

    Decrypted the rest of the gambling sets in igs_m027.c. No further
    advancements in visible emulation to report, though. [iq132]

    Redumped sound roms in funcube2 and funcube3 [Guru, Yasuhiro Ogawa]

    Improved irqs in Little Robin, and added preliminary sound to it
    [Angelo Salese]

    model2.c: Added the I/O Controller rom (Z80 based) for Rail Chase 2
    [Brian Troha, The Dumping Union]

    Converted gamtor.c to use VGA device (doesn´t work though due of a
    weird banking problem) [Angelo Salese]

    m68k: add preliminary on-board peripherals to 68307 and 68340
    [David Haywood]

    SDL: Fix formatting of chdman man page [wallyweek]

    Allow compilation with compatible system-installed versions of libjpeg
    and libflac [wallyweek, R. Belmont]

    Solved the remaining issues with Raiden 2´s sprite decryption.
    [Andreas Naive]

    Major driver modernization changes [Miodrag Milanovic]
    - Added 4th parameter to all address maps
    - Added missing state classes
    - Removed ADDRESS_MAP_MODERN define

    rastan.c: Add dipswitch locations to the Rastan sets. [Brian Troha]

    namcos21.c: Added Namco game prefix to the Winning Run 91 set. Added
    minor documentation about the System21B two board stack. [Brian Troha]

    nmk16.c: Fixes some issues and cleaned up the video sources a bit
    [trap15]

    Fixed ymf271.c core timer allowing for greater accuracy. [Sonikos]

    BFM Scorpion 4 Hardware: [David Haywood]
    * General update which fleshes out some of the 68307 code (not 100%
    correct hookups, just improved logging and enough to get us
    somewhere).
    * Added various devices to the SC4 emulation, added a default layout
    showing the VFD, to which most of the earlier games will now write
    ´Initializing´. Timers and other devices still need to be
    implemented properly before they actually initialize.
    * Put the actual SC4 hardware emulation in drivers/bfm_sc4h.c so that
    it doesn´t get lost in the swamp of sets (scrolling through a file
    is quite hard when it´s almost entirely set definitions)

    mirax, miraxa (mirax.c) [stephh] :
    * Fixed Dip Switches and Inputs (after verification of the Z80 code)

    Implemented flip screen support to Mirax [Angelo Salese]

    galdrvr.c: Added preliminary protection emulation to Monster Zero.
    [hap]

    Moved all drivers to using the paletteram helpers defined in the
    driver_device base class. The palette base is now specified via an
    AM_SHARE of "paletteram" or "paletteram2". The driver_device base
    class now finds these pointers and places them in
    m_generic_paletteram_8/_16/_32 and m_generic_paletteram2_8/_16/_32.
    [Aaron Giles]

    Removed machine.generic.paletteram*, and machine.generic entirely.
    Removed AM_BASE_GENERIC/AM_SIZE_GENERIC as they don´t apply anymore.
    [Aaron Giles]

    Changed required_/optional_shared_ptr to support set_target with base
    and size for manually configuring a shared pointer, and a new allocate
    method for dynamically allocating (and registering the memory for save
    states). [Aaron Giles]

    Converted memory_private to memory_manager and moved global memory
    operations into methods on it. Converted the less-popular cases over
    in drivers that used them, leaving the bank management APIs global for
    now. [Aaron Giles]

    Add logic to ensure that shared pointers are checked to be of the
    right width. The primary upshot is that if you declare
    AM_SHARE("paletteram") in an 8-bit memory map, then only
    m_generic_paletteram_8 will be populated, and m_generic_paletteram_16
    will be NULL. But it applies to all required_/optional_shared_ptrs
    declared, so make sure they are of the right type. [Aaron Giles]

    Added code to cdrom.c to compute and verify ECC codes for mode 1/2
    sectors. [David Haywood]

    Added CD compressor template which separates subcode data from sector
    data, removes redundant ECC data prior to compression, and uses
    separate compressors for each part. Defined LZMA and ZLib CD
    compressors based on this and made them the default for CDs.
    [Aaron Giles]

    Redumped sprites rom of lhzb2 [Guru]

    Decrypted sprites in lhzb. Decrypted tiles and palette in lhzb2 and
    slqz2. Added inputs and memory maps in these games, pending protection
    simulation [Luca Elia]

    Move driver list/enumerator to new file drivenum.c/.h. Move
    game_driver definition and constants to new header gamedrv.h. [Aaron
    Giles]

    wldarrow.c: Added service inputs, allowing battery RAM to be
    initialized in test mode, making the games close to playable. [hap]

    namcos10: Fix banking for Mr. Driller 2, first stab at the encryption
    [O. Galibert]

    misc sc4/68307 updates + prelim peripheral hookups, allows most sc4
    sets to run their sound rom checks [David Haywood]

    rastan.c: Cleaned up Parent/Child order. Corrected ROM names and added
    additional information / notes. [Brian Troha]



    New games added or promoted from NOT_WORKING status
    ---------------------------------------------------
    Fun River [Sara S.]
    unknown Japanese horse gambling game (preliminary) [hap, Paul Swan]


    New clones added
    ----------------
    Rastan (US) [Stefan Lindberg]


    New games marked as GAME_NOT_WORKING
    ------------------------------------
    Quiz Show [hap, Siftware]
    Dragon World Pretty Chance [Smitdogg, Tjeerd Carter]



    0.145u5
    -------


    MAMETesters Bugs Fixed
    ----------------------
    - 04712: [Graphics] fncywld, pangpang: characters offset is wrong
    (David Haywood)
    - 04303: [Crash/Freeze] nost, nostk: Intermittent crash when the sun
    starts rising during demonstration (David Haywood)
    - 04725: [Compiling] unidasm does not link in 0.145u4 (mingw64-w64 or
    w32, Intel, Windows 7 x64) (Olivier Galibert)



    Source Changes
    --------------
    unidasm: Remove the tms57002 until modern cores are handled sanely
    [O. Galibert]

    PowerPC: further DIVW improvements [R. Belmont]

    PowerPC: all integer divide instructions now 100% pass PPCTorture
    [R. Belmont]

    PowerPC: Improve corner case behavior of SLW/SRW [R. Belmont]

    Resolved and cleaned-up Seibu COP palette brightness table [Andreas
    Naive]

    Further separation, sorting, and addition of alternate revisions as
    clones (over 300) for the bfm_sc2.c driver. [James Wallace]

    m68k: allow FPU instructions on ´020 (it´s possible to have an
    external 68881/882) and fix missing break; in the FPU [Hans
    Ostermeyer]

    Fixed Dip Switches and Inputs (after verification of the M6809 code)
    to chanbara [stephh]

    Extensive documentation improvements and clarification of the Super
    Famicom Box hardware [Y~K]

    Moved the attraction ROM to its real set, and added the real BIOS ROM
    to the Super Famicom Box HW [Y~K]

    Fixed Dip Switches and Inputs (after verification of the M6502 code)
    to progolf.c driver [stephh]

    galdrvr.c: fixed missing sprites and bullets in fantastc [David
    Haywood, hap]

    Fixed Dip Switches and Inputs (after verification of the M6809
    code) to sidepckt.c driver [stephh]

    Added Vblank bit and scanline register to Othello Derby [Angelo
    Salese]

    6526cia.c: The PC output will now go low for 1 cycle following a
    read/write of port B. (instead of being toggled immediately)
    [Curt Coder]

    ARM7: for v5 and later, Thumb POP can return to ARM mode [R. Belmont]

    CPS-1 update [Team CPS-1]:
    * Added 1941: Counter Attack (World 900227), now new parent
    * Fixed some labels in various sets to match real pcbs, added some
    documentation notes and confirmed pcb infos
    * Reordered sf2cejx sets

    pgm.c: Added preliminary decryption to svgpcb. [iq132]

    SoftFloat: fixed sin/cos/tan to return correct results [Hans
    Ostermeyer] m68k: sorted out the bit patterns for PFLUSHA and PFLUSHAN
    [Hans Ostermeyer]

    pgm.c: Added decryption to happy6. [iq132]

    Marked all GD-ROMs except Under Defeat as BAD_DUMP. These need to be
    re-converted to CHD from the .GDI source with current CHDMAN
    [R. Belmont]

    Update SDL man pages. chdman has formatting glitches but at least
    matches the binary we ship. [wallyweek, R. Belmont]

    Refactoring and clean-ups of the PGM protection and splitted it across
    separate files [David Haywood]

    Added some decryption to the titles in igs_m027.c [iq132]



    New games added or promoted from NOT_WORKING status
    ---------------------------------------------------
    Janken Man Kattara Ageru [Roberto Fresca, anonyMous donator, hap]
    Kong (Brazil) [Silvio Maeboto, David Haywood, hap]
    Fantastic [David Haywood, hap]
    Witch Up & Down (Export, 6T/12T ver 0.99)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Witch Up & Down (Export, 6T/12T ver 1.02)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Wild Witch (Export, 6T/12T ver 1.74A) [Roberto Fresca]
    Witch Strike (Export, 6T/12T ver 1.01A)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Witch Strike (Export, 6T/12T ver 1.01B)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Wild Witch (Export, 6T/12T ver 1.84A)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Witch Jack (Export, 6T/12T ver 0.87-89)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    DoDonPachi II - Bee Storm (Japan, vers. 102,101,100)
    [David Haywood, rtw]
    Lucky Boom [f205v, David Haywood]
    Demon Front (PGM cartridge versions) [David Haywood]
    Galaxia [hap]
    Astro Wars [hap]

    New clones added
    ----------------
    Mortal Kombat (Turbo 3.0 08/31/92, hack) [MK3Fan]
    Street Fighter EX2 Plus (Hipanic 990611)
    [Corrado Tomaselli, John666, Layne, The Dumping Union]
    Intrepid (bootleg) [ANY, The Dumping Union]
    Wonder Boy (set 5, bootleg) [ANY, The Dumping Union]
    Caveman Ninja (bootleg, alt) [ANY, The Dumping Union]
    Wild Witch (Export, 6T/12T ver 1.57-SP)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Wild Witch (Export, 6T/12T ver 1.62A)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Wild Witch (Export, 6T/12T ver 1.62B)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Wild Witch (Export, 6T/12T ver 1.62A alt)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Wild Witch (Export, 6T/12T ver 1.62B alt)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Wild Witch (Export, 6T/12T ver 1.65A)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Wild Witch (Export, 6T/12T ver 1.65A-S)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Wild Witch (Export, 6T/12T ver 1.65A-S alt)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Wild Witch (Export, 6T/12T ver 1.65A-N)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Wild Witch (Export, 6T/12T ver 1.70A beta)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Wild Witch (Export, 6T/12T ver 1.70A)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Wild Witch (Export, 6T/12T ver 1.70A alt)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Wild Witch (Export, 6T/12T ver 1.74A-SP-BELG)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Wild Witch (Export, 6T/12T ver 1.74A)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Wild Witch (Export, 6T/12T ver 1.74A alt)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Wild Witch (Export, 6B/12B ver 1.75A-E)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Wild Witch (Export, 6T/12T ver 1.76A)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Wild Witch (Export, 6T/12T ver 1.77A)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Wild Witch (Export, 6T/12T ver 1.79A)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Wild Witch (Export, 6T/12T ver 1.83A)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Big Striker (bootleg w/Italian teams) [ANY, The Dumping Union]
    Fighting Soccer (Joystick hack bootleg, alt) [ANY, The Dumping Union]
    Witch Jackpot (Export, 6T/12T ver 0.25)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Witch Jack (Export, 6T/12T ver 0.40)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Witch Jack (Export, 6T/12T ver 0.62)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Witch Jack (Export, 6T/12T ver 0.64)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Witch Jack (Export, 6T/12T ver 0.65)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Witch Jack (Export, 6T/12T ver 0.70S)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Witch Jack (Export, 6T/12T ver 0.70P)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Witch Jack (Export, 6T/12T ver 0.87)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Witch Jack (Export, 6T/12T ver 0.87-8Cool
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    S.V.G. - Spectral vs Generation (M68k label V100JP) (ARM label V100JP) (JAMMA PCB)
    [Yohji, Layne, J. Wilke, Dave France, Smitdogg, The Dumping Union] (NOT WORKING)
    Demon Front (68k label V107, ROM M107KR 11/03/03) (ARM label V107, ROM
    10/16/03 S106KR) (JAMMA PCB) [Joerg Hartenberger] (NOT WORKING)
    The Gladiator - Road of the Sword / Shen Jian (M68k label V100) (ARM
    label V100, ROM 02/25/03 SHEN JIAN) (JAMMA PCB) [SoftwareThis] (NOT
    WORKING)
    Witch Up & Down (Export, 6T/12T ver 0.99, set 2)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Witch Up & Down (Export, 6T/12T ver 0.99, set 3)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Witch Up & Down (Export, 6T/12T ver 0.99T)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Falcons Wild - World Wide Poker (Video Klein, set 2)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    1945 2 - Battle Garegga Chinese hack
    Bobble Bobble (set 2) [ANY, The Dumping Union]
    Dribbling (bootleg, Brazil)
    [Augusto Garcia, Silvio Finotti, Marcello Mancini, David Haywood]
    Galactic Empire
    [Augusto Garcia, Silvio Finotti, Marcello Mancini, David Haywood]
    Polaris (Brazil)
    [Augusto Garcia, Silvio Finotti, Marcello Mancini, David Haywood]
    Dragonninja (bootleg) [ANY, The Dumping Union]
    Rastan (World set 2) [ANY, The Dumping Union]
    1941: Counter Attack (World 900227) [Techmotour]

    New games marked as GAME_NOT_WORKING
    ------------------------------------
    Witch Strike (Export, 6T/12T ver 1.01A)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Witch Strike (Export, 6T/12T ver 1.01B)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Wild Witch (Export, 6T/12T ver 1.57-TE)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Wild Witch (Export, 6T/12T ver 1.62A-F)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    Witch Jack (Export, 6T/12T ver 0.40T)
    [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe, Marcus Jendroska, Video Klein]
    1991 Spikes (Italian bootleg, set 2) [R. Belmont]
    Wonder Boy (US bootleg) [ANY, The Dumping Union]



    0.145u4
    -------


    MAMETesters Bugs Fixed
    ----------------------
    - 04721: [Sound] opwolf: Music and sound effects are completely messed
    up (hap)
    - 04699: [Core] cubeqst: Upgrade to chd v5 changes SHA1 (Aaron Giles)
    - 04702: [Interface] UI Menus: Bottom menu option problems (hap)
    - 04592: [Interface] GUI last menu item shows "Return to Game" instead
    of "Return to Prior Menu" (hap)
    - 04684: [Graphics] All sets in vmetal.c: graphics garbage (hap)
    - 04677: [DIP/Input] ebases: The analog controls do not work. (hap)
    - 04720: [Sound] mainevt and clones: Missing Audio (hap)
    - 04715: [DIP/Input] cavenger: Second Player Bomb (in cocktail) does
    not function (Tafoid)

    Source Changes
    --------------
    Converted LR35902 cpu core to c++. [Wilbert Pol]

    Fixed swapped romsets between doncdoon and kurufev [Angelo Salese]

    SDL: support unofficial (not in the OSD class) num_processors API used
    by chdman. Allows chdman to use multiple cores/processors on
    non-Windows. [R. Belmont]

    naomi: corrected PIC number information for starseek [Guru]

    CPS-1 update [Team CPS-1]:
    * Added some notes and done some documentation fixes.
    * Expanded and updated games table in videocps1.c
    * Removed the notes about LW-13.10D ROM in forgottnu and RT_23.13B
    ROM in wonder3, since current dumps are confirmed as good.
    * Fixed qad labels and confirmed pcb infos.
    * Fixed ROMs labels, added pcb locations and a better documentation
    about sub-revisions. Renamed some romsets to use revision codes.

    Fix for potential driver conflicts with same named machine states
    between MAME and MESS. [David Haywood]

    megatech.c: Implemented outputs for the time limit alarm sound and
    screen flash. [bdam]

    undrfire.c: Implement outputs for undrfire and cbombers. Lamps, gun
    recoil, and wheel vibration are implemented. [bdam]

    Fixed colors in senjyo.c driver (mostly noticeable with senjyo
    background colors) [Tsuyoshi Hasegawa]

    68k: add 68301/68307 aliases for better documentation [David Haywood]

    ins8250 - Support for the 16550 fifo [Carl]

    viper: Added main board DS2430 eeprom and code1d dongle eeprom. [Guru]

    viper: Fixed some IDE parameters to allow HDD games to boot again.
    [Ville Linde]

    Various improvements to Popo Bear, game is somehow playable with
    various video and sound glitches [Angelo Salese]

    namcos23: Enable work queues for a substantial framerate boost in 3D
    scenes [O. Galibert]

    Added redumped Area 51: Site 4 CHD (a51site4a). [ninjakid]

    bfm_sc1.c: [James Wallace]
    * First pass of splitting out *all* of Scorpion 1 roms into clones so
    that proper testing can begin.
    * Identified some duplicates and ´premerged´ versions of split ROM
    files. So while there are more ´games´, the number of ROMs has
    actually decreased.

    m6502.c: Fixed OAL illegal m6502 instruction to pass Acid5200 test.
    [Wilbert Pol]

    Formalized the Votrax SC-01 device. Implemented the full set of
    digital logic from the patent, including the timing circuit,
    transition circuit, glottal generator, and noise source. Some unknowns
    still exist with regards to clocking, due to contradictory statements
    in the patent, but as it stands now, all parameters are fetched and
    processed, phonemes are requested, and in theory all that remains is
    for someone with analog sound experience to simulate the filters on
    the output. For now, you just get the raw glottal pulse mixed with the
    noise signal based on the vocal and fricative amplitudes, which is
    enough to show progress, but hardly a pleasing result just yet.
    [Aaron Giles, Lord Nightmare, Olivier Galibert]

    Converted gottlieb r1 and r2 sound boards into full-on devices, using
    the recently-added mixer interface. All sound outputs are redirected
    to the new sound device itself, and then the consuming driver can
    route the new sound device´s outputs as appropriate. The Votrax chip
    has been hooked up properly, with a crude guess at the variable
    clocking. Current Votrax emulation is turned off, but it can be
    enabled by changing USE_FAKE_VOTRAX to 0 in gottlieb.h. [Aaron Giles]

    Added Driver display in both the game select UI as well as the
    gameinfo screens which should prove helpful. [Tafoid]

    chdman: Correct processing of GDI files, add ability to extractcd to
    .gdi, verified perfect checksum round-tripping on .GDI files.
    [R. Belmont]

    Rework libflac to play nicer with MAME´s build system; should fix
    compile problems on certain configrations based on suggestions by
    Tsuruchiyo Nitro [R. Belmont]

    k054539: Modernize [O. Galibert]

    PowerPC: properly mirror SO bit from XER into CR0 [R. Belmont]

    ioport: Make the compile time less insane [O. Galibert]

    ioport: Support obsolete gcc versions [O. Galibert]

    When copying CHDs, preserve the flag that indicates whether the
    metadata is included in the SHA1. When creating LD CHDs, don´t use a
    checksum on the AVLD metadata, like we did before. Fixes recompression
    of laserdisc CHDs. [Aaron Giles]

    Refactored YM3526 to use devcb. [Curt Coder]

    Create new devices buffered_spriteram_device, which manage buffered
    spriteram. Removed core support for legacy buffered spriteram, and
    updated all drivers to use the new devices instead. [Aaron Giles]

    Removed required/optional_shared_size helpers. Instead the existing
    required/optional_shared_ptr helpers now have a bytes() method that
    can be used to query the size of the shared region. [Aaron Giles]

    ymf271: Timer setup fix [trap15]

    votrax: Analog path [O. Galibert]

    tms57002: Modernize [O. Galibert]

    Various i386, x87 and PIC fixes. [Carl]

    neodrvr.c: Add program roms to Metal Slug 5 PCB. [Guru]

    Neo-Geo documentation update [Johnboy]:
    * Added SNK development boards
    * Updated MVS motherboard list
    * Updated sengoku2, zupapa, mslug, neodrift, ctomaday, pbobbl2n and
    jockeygp chip info
    * Added correct product ID codes for vliner and jockeygp
    * Updated hash
    eogeo.xml accordingly

    Fix for aleck64 crash on exit [Oliver Stoneberg]

    dec8.c improvements [stephh] :
    * lastmisn*, shackled, breywood, gondo, makyosen, garyoret, ghostb*,
    meikyuh*, csilver*, oscar*, srdarwin*, cobracom* : fixed Dip
    Switches and Inputs (after verification of the M6809/HD6309 code);
    coinage for games without real MCU is still a guess though
    * lastmisn*, csilver*, srdarwin* : added coinage simulation based on
    the Dip Switches
    * garyoret : use fake MCU based on ´gondo´ instead of simulating it

    PowerPC: Corrected DIVW divide-by-zero crashes, flags, and corner-case results [R. Belmont]



    New games added or promoted from NOT_WORKING status
    ---------------------------------------------------
    Skater (cassette)
    [Chack´n & Team Japump!!!, Charles MacDonald, Dr. Spankenstein, Kevin
    Eshbach, T. Huff, SteveS, E. Page-Hanify, Hikari, ArcadeDude, F.
    Bukor, N. Francfort, jmurjr, arcade-history.com, ThumB, Hurray
    Banana, Paratech, Xiaou2, Cornishdavey, A. Costin, M. Ponweiser,
    Tormod & Rambo]
    Super Doubles Tennis (cassette)
    [Chack´n & Team Japump!!!, Charles MacDonald, Dr. Spankenstein, Kevin
    Eshbach, T. Huff, SteveS, E. Page-Hanify, Hikari, ArcadeDude, F.
    Bukor, N. Francfort, jmurjr, arcade-history.com, ThumB, Hurray Banana,
    Paratech, Xiaou2, Cornishdavey, A. Costin, M. Ponweiser, Tormod &
    Rambo]
    Metal Slug 5 (JAMMA PCB) [Guru]


    New clones added
    ----------------
    Final Fight (World, set 2) [Bonky0013, JacKc]
    Forgotten Worlds (USA, B-Board 88618B-2, Rev. C) [Bonky0013, JacKc]
    Street Fighter II: The World Warrior (USA 920522, Rev. G)
    [Bonky0013, JacKc]
    Virtua Cop (Revision A) [Layne, Smitdogg, The Dumping Union]
    Super Street Fighter II X: Grand Master Challenge (Japan 940223 rent version)
    [idc/Team Avalaunch]
    Vampire Hunter: Darkstalkers´ Revenge (Japan 950307 stop version)
    [idc/Team Avalaunch]
    JoJo´s Venture (990128) [idc/Team Avalaunch]
    Pit Boss Megatouch II (9255-10-06 ROE, California version)
    [Anondumper]
    Megatouch IV (9255-40-01 RO, Standard version) [Anondumper]
    Super Chase - Criminal Termination (Japan)
    [Stefan Lindberg, The Dumping Union]
    Deer Hunting USA V3 [Brian Troha, The Dumping Union]
    Battle Gear 2 (2.01J) [Uncle Tom, The Dumping Union]
    Soul Calibur III (SC31002-NA-NA) [Smitdogg, The Dumping Union]
    Tekken 4 (TEF1 Ver. C) [Tormod, Smitdogg, The Dumping Union]
    Street Fighter II´: Champion Edition (Japan 920803) [Dominic Nater]
    Raiden Fighters Jet (Taiwan) [ANY, R. Belmont, The Dumping Union]
    Arkanoid - Revenge of DOH (Japan bootleg) [ANY, R. Belmont, The Dumping Union]
    Dynablaster / Bomber Man (bootleg, alt) [ANY, R. Belmont, The Dumping Union]
    Caveman Ninja (alternate) [Corrado Tomaselli]


    New games marked as GAME_NOT_WORKING
    ------------------------------------
    World Soccer Winning Eleven Arcade Game Style [Team Japump, Guru]
    World Soccer Winning Eleven Arcade Game 2003 [Team Japump, Guru]
    Power Shovel Simulator [Uncle Tom, The Dumping Union]
    Mazan: Flash of the Blade (MAZ1 Ver. A) [Hans Johanson]
    Fantastic (Galaga clone on Galaxian/Moon Cresta HW)
    [Augusto Garcia, Silvio Finotti, Marcello Mancini, Haze & hap]



    0.145u3
    -------



    Source Changes
    --------------
    Fixed listxml and validation. [Fabio Priuli]

    chdman: Properly handle and warn on bin/cue output of images with
    subcode data [R. Belmont]



    0.145u2
    -------


    MAMETesters Bugs Fixed
    ----------------------
    - 04704: [Gameplay] 25pacman: Unable to continue while playing Galaga
    (Tafoid)
    - 04694: [Documentation] m5fmonty: The correct description is "Full
    Monty (The) (Empire) (MPU5)".
    - 04692: [Documentation] j6kapang: The correct description is "Kapang!
    (Crystal) (IMPACT)".
    - 04691: [Documentation] j6cpal and clone: The correct description is
    "Caesars Palace (Whitbread / Crystal) (IMPACT, set 1)". The
    set ´j6cpala´ is his clone.
    - 04693: [Documentation] m5cockdd: The correct description is "Cock A
    Doodle Dough! (Empire) (MPU5)".
    - 04696: [Crash/Freeze] Crash when loading samples in certain games
    (Aaron Giles)
    - 04697: [Compiling] Unable to compile LDRESAMPLE.exe tool (Aaron
    Giles)
    - 04698: [Compiling] Unable to compile LDVERIFY.exe tool (Aaron Giles)



    Source Changes
    --------------
    chdcd: Fix crash when parsing bin/cue [R. Belmont]

    Rewrite INS8250 to use diserial, updated Microtouch to modern and made
    it serial device, updated connected drivers [Carl]

    Checksum the delay slot in single-instruction blocks in the MIPS3 and
    RSP DRCs. [Ryan Holtz]

    mc146818 - Set period even if timer is disabled, required for windows
    nt [Carl]

    diserial - added optinal rx and tx timers and callbacks [Carl]

    ins8250 - serial rx line high on start and fix for msr register [Carl]

    m68k: Add API to install a non-debugger instruction hook. Usage is
    strongly NOT recommended except for dire cases. [R. Belmont]

    Williams blits with bit 2 set take approximately 2x as long because
    they are bus-shared with RAM. Should impact some timing behaviors such
    as later levels in Robotron, where approximately 10% of the blits are
    done with bit 2 set. Further refinements may be necessary but this
    addresses the most significant issue. [Sean Riddle, Aaron Giles]

    i386: One more to fix cmpsb (dir /s in MS-DOS works now) and remove
    unused variables. [Carl]

    Improvements to Golden Poker driver [Roberto Fresca]
    * Inputs from the scratch.
    * Switched manufacturer ´Playman´ to PM / Beck Elektronik, since it´s
    PM and Beck Elektronik/Computer/etc...
    * Added technical and game notes.

    Added a trivial Y reject to triangle draw commands in the N64 RDP.
    [Ryan Holtz]

    N64: Various PIF fixes [Ryan Holtz]

    info.c: several fixes and additions to listxml output [Fabio Priuli]
    * appended to xml info about devices which can be optionally mounted
    to slots
    * added a description attribute to slotoption to show which devices
    can be mounted in each slot
    * added to xml info of cpus/inputs/image/slots which are relative to
    devices (e.g. CPUs or Dipswitches in the device itself)
    * tags of elements directly attached to the root_device do not
    display anymore the root colon (slot tags were already behaving in
    this way); elements attached to optional devices use tags starting
    with colon (to be interpreted as a relative tags which gets
    appended to the device tag, when such a device is selected in a
    slot)
    * modified when necessary output routines to pass a root_device and a
    root_tag as parameters, in order to simplify output of relative
    devices and avoid duplicated code
    * updated DTD according to the new elements and attributes These
    changes allow frontends to know in advance how drivers can be
    configured through the various slot options (by matching option
    descriptions with device descriptions), without the need to run
    -lx with the various slot combinations. This is especially of use
    if a device adds e.g. dipswitches or image devices (like
    additional floppy drives or additional slot expansions), but also
    if one wants to know e.g. how many sound channels a soundcard
    would add to a pc driver, or which kind of screen parameters would
    be added by a specific choice of video card.

    i386: Added 32-bit versions of LMSW, and made LMSW only change the
    lower 4 bits of CR0. [Barry Rodewald]

    Fixed Windows 95 blue screen. [Carl]

    Preliminary driver for Merkur´s ´Mahn Oh-Mann´. German board game
    similar to Ludo, derivated from the indian game Parchisi. Coin-op
    machine for 1-4 players. No screen, just artwork and lamps.
    [Roberto Fresca]

    Removed need for *_dev.lst files [Miodrag Milanovic]
    * enforced short names for slot card devices
    * updated validation, romverify and listxml output accordingly

    N64: Force mtc0 opcodes that initiate to-RSP DMAs to end recompile
    sequences to force a code check. Fixes certain microcodes from
    executing garbage code after DMA. [Ryan Holtz]

    N64: Don´t flush the RSP DRC cache on DMA. Fixes Mario 64 and others.
    [Ryan Holtz]

    N64: Miscellaneous machine fixes [Ryan Holtz]
    * Increase the amount of time consumed by PI DMA, makes certain RSP
    microcodes that test DMA speed land in the correct window.
    * Force the main CPU to yield when the RSP reads its atomic
    semaphore.
    * Force the RSP to yield when PI DMA completes.
    * Flush the RSP DRC cache when touching IMEM with SP DMA.

    i386: Prevent page faults when returning to same privilege and
    unmapped pages are above the stack. Windows 95 boots now. [Carl]

    Documentation of the video data on Dragon Gun. [David Haywood]

    N64: Fix audio sync issues in Super Mario 64 and probably others, and
    also bring PI DMA speed into the realm of reality. [Ryan Holtz]

    N64: Change PI DMA speed from 3 cycles/word to 5.08 cycles, as
    average PI speed is between 2.53 and 2.55 cycles/byte. [Ryan Holtz]

    i386: LOCK prefix should depend on IOPL on 386. Windows NT beta
    boots. [Carl]

    gticlub: Rewrote the 3D renderer. Implemented gouraud shading,
    lighting and fog. [Ville Linde]

    Create a new device_mixer_interface, derived from
    device_sound_interface, which mixes all its inputs to a single output
    stream. Redefined the SPEAKER device to use this and remove the
    duplicate underlying logic. The main purpose of this new interface is
    to allow device-ification of an entire sound board, which can itself
    become a mixer of all of its sound components to a single output
    stream. This stream can then be routed by the device´s owner to the
    appropriate speakers. A real-life example will show up soon. [Aaron
    Giles]

    Better management of FLAC block sizes, aiming to keep them around 2k
    samples. Increased CD sectors per hunk to 8 for better compression.
    [David Haywood]

    Re-did the non-CD FLAC codec to be "smart" in that it can choose
    either big-endian or little-endian on the fly and uses the best one.
    Added FLAC as a default codec for hard disks, which helps a lot for
    certain disks. [Aaron Giles]

    Added missing proms for Fax and Fax 2. [W. Belk, Smitdogg, The
    Dumping Union]



    New games added or promoted from NOT_WORKING status
    ---------------------------------------------------
    Casino Poker (Ver PM86LO-35-5, German) [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe]


    New clones added
    ----------------
    Altered Beast (FD1094 317-0069)
    [Stefan Lindberg, Chris Hardy, The Dumping Union]
    PuzzLoop 2 (Japan 010226) [idc/Team Avalaunch]
    Street Fighter II´: Champion Edition (Japan 920322)
    [idc/Team Avalaunch]
    Mortal Kombat (Yawdim bootleg - Set 2)
    [ScheissNussen, Smitdogg, The Dumping Union]


    New games marked as GAME_NOT_WORKING
    ------------------------------------
    Mann, oh-Mann [Roberto Fresca, Team Europe]
    NFL Classic Football (NCF3 Ver.A.) [Smitdogg, The Dumping Union]
    Area 51: Site 4 (September 11, 1998) [ninjakid]
    Pot O´ Gold [Bicyclerepairman]



    0.145u1
    -------


    MAMETesters Bugs Fixed
    ----------------------
    - 04668: [Interface] megatech, stvbios: Crash After Cartridge Selected
    in File Manager Menu (Softlist) (Miodrag Milanovic)
    - 04689: [Documentation] ep_pkni: The correct description is "Phoenix
    Knights (The) (Global) (EPOCH)".
    - 04688: [Documentation] sc2rock: The correct description is "How
    Big´s Your Rock? (Global) (Scorpion 2/3)".
    - 04687: [Documentation] ep_milhr: The correct description is "Who
    Wants To Be A Millionhare? (Global) (EPOCH)".
    - 04

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    That looks like a load of stuff in this new version. Took quite some time to be released, so explains why. Updating now.

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    Rom set = 42GB
    Extras = 15GB
    CHDs = 220GB

    So in total it is 277GB

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