Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 8th May 2013 14:22 UTC
BeOS & Derivatives This is one of those news items that's fun to write, fun to read, fun to comment on, and where no one will be able to say anything unkind. It's all just one big ball of awesome fluffiness. TuneTracker, the BeOS radio automation software, has just released something very special: TuneTracker System 5, the first version designed entirely and specifically for Haiku. In fact, it actually includes Haiku in the software package. Better yet, TuneTracker also unveiled several system-in-a-box products - which have Haiku and TuneTracker pre-installed.
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RE[2]: Comment by frood
by umccullough on Thu 9th May 2013 16:39 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by frood"
umccullough
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2006-01-26

The "port" was to other OS, GoBe was a native BeOS app. ;-) If you look at the Windows version (if you can find a copy still) there's a libbe.dll etc.


I'm not sure I'd call it a "port" per-se - it was more like a fork, and from what I gathered, the newer GP3 code has lost a lot of it's BeOS (thus Haiku) compatibility as a result.

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RE[3]: Comment by frood
by henderson101 on Thu 9th May 2013 17:35 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by frood"
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2006-05-30

It still had the base libs from the BeOS runtime implemented on the target platform. I remember looking at their export tables under Windows and wondering if they would work with my own code (never got round to trying though.)

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RE[4]: Comment by frood
by umccullough on Thu 9th May 2013 20:35 in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by frood"
umccullough Member since:
2006-01-26

It still had the base libs from the BeOS runtime implemented on the target platform. I remember looking at their export tables under Windows and wondering if they would work with my own code (never got round to trying though.)


Perhaps, but the initial attempts to "re-port" it back to Haiku were apparently pretty frustrating - just getting the build system to work on Haiku again seemed a large and difficult task.

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