[mad-user] 24- and 32-bit visuals
Thu, 15 Mar 2001 01:19:15 -0500
John Stewart wrote:
> When in_mad is set to output in 24 or 32 bits the
> vis displays in winamp are quite messy. I'd assume
> this is because most winamp vis plugins expect 16
> bit data.
> I think it could probably be fixed by writing
> 16 bit data to the vis routines while still writing 24
> or 32 bit data to the output. I started to try it myself,
> but I do not currently have the proper tools to build
> mad. I futzed with it a bit it looked like it would take
> more than a little work to make MAD friendly with
There are a few mad hackers out there who've made it work, but it's far easier
to use GCC.
> So my questions are:
> 1. Do you(Rob) have the time or desire to try changing
> the vis output?
I have desire, but there are other things I'd rather work on first.
> 2. Is it currently possible to build in_mad on a windows box?
> If so which port of gcc do I need, and do you know
> where I can get it?
Yes, get Cygwin from:
Building is as easy as ./configure && make.
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