Re: [hatari-devel] Natfeats doc?

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On Wednesday, September 8th, 2021 at 21:19, Nicolas Pomarède <npomarede@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> So, IMO a specific opcode would be a better alternative solution to
> trigger the debugger :
> -   it doesn't require any regs
> -   it won't alter stack or A7
> -   we can decide that this specific opcode takes 0 cpu cycle, which
>     means you can even include some debugger calls from a fullscreen routine
>     and when you come back from the debugger the video sync is still OK.
>     Pretty handy if you want to debug fullscreen effects :)

I like this suggestion a lot - and as Nicolas points out, it would be extremely handy when debugging advanced demo effects and protections. It's also extremely easy to communicate how to use :D


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