This document describes the causes of a particular m68k software package does not work properly within ARAnyM or using its specific feature.
Please keep the alphabetical order.
Bug: Programs started from MetaDOS HOSTFS sometime crash.
Reason: A MetaDOS bug in its Pexec implementation.
Solution: Forget MetaDOS and use 100% compatible BetaDOS 3.12+ by Ulf Ronald Andersson instead which is the only alive implementation today.
Bug: PureC does not work with files on the hostfs.dos MetaDOS filesystem.
Reason: A MetaDOS related bug in PureC. MetaDOS returns the open file filehandles starting with 100. PureC optimizes in-memory file access by faking Fopen() and other IO operations using conflicting filehandle range.
Solution: Patch your PureC with supplied pcpatch.prg
Bug: Videlity Configure Tool does not work (hangs during launching)
Reason: Dirty delay loop - while(clock() == certain_value). This may not work even under multitasking system and does not work in current ARAnyM where TimerC interrupts come in pairs (100 Hz host interrupt).
Solution: General solution is to get a more precise host timer interrupt (at least 200 Hz). Specific (and suggested) solution is to stop using Videlity and replace it with BlowUP030 or something similar.