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Mike Lobanovsky

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« Reply #15 on: April 11, 2018, 05:05:56 PM »
Yes John, here are the two 32- and 64-bit binaries.

As always, false AV positives are possible.
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« Reply #16 on: April 12, 2018, 12:27:18 AM »
Thanks for these tests programs Mike!

It seems the 64 bit version loads and runs faster in Wine than its 32 bit counterpart.

Having a real window rather than a static canvas on the screen was also a plus.

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« Reply #17 on: April 12, 2018, 01:45:27 AM »
I managed to get Wine-3.0 installed on my Ubuntu VM, here are my results
pine64: the fps range from 69 to 300 but mostly in the 100+ range
pine32: very stable fps, about 300 to 315
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« Reply #18 on: April 12, 2018, 02:39:13 AM »
Thanks Jack for running Mike's tests on a real computer. My old POS is considered low end for graphics support.

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« Reply #19 on: April 12, 2018, 04:06:30 AM »
I managed to get Wine-3.0 installed on my Ubuntu VM, here are my results
pine64: the fps range from 69 to 300 but mostly in the 100+ range
pine32: very stable fps, about 300 to 315

I would be interested in your CPU consumption in both 32 and 64 bits.

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« Reply #20 on: April 12, 2018, 04:09:55 AM »
pine64: the fps range from 69 to 300 but mostly in the 100+ range
pine32: very stable fps, about 300 to 315

Hi Jack,

That's nice to see Wine OpenGL can run fast in a macOS VM but strictly speaking, Oxygen's ConsoleG should yield exactly 60FPS on a fast computer because the OpenGL window created in OpenglSceneFrame that's included in ConsoleG is sync'ed with the monitor vertical retrace signal at 60Hz via a call to Windows-specific wglSwapIntervalEXT(1).

Seeing higher FPS rates on your computer may mean that either the VM driver or macOS itself doesn't support the VSYNC feature MS Windows OpenGL provides in order to eliminate picture "tear" noticeable when OpenGL renders the scene faster than the monitor is able to refresh itself.
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« Reply #21 on: April 12, 2018, 04:18:34 AM »
That's nice to see Wine OpenGL can run fast in a macOS VM but strictly speaking, Oxygen's ConsoleG should yield exactly 60FPS on a fast computer because the OpenGL window created in OpenglSceneFrame that's included in ConsoleG is sync'ed with the monitor vertical retrace signal at 60Hz via a call to Windows-specific wglSwapIntervalEXT(1).

Seeing higher FPS rates on your computer may mean that either the VM driver or macOS itself doesn't support the VSYNC feature MS Windows OpenGL provides in order to eliminate picture "tear" noticeable when OpenGL renders the scene faster than the monitor is able to refresh itself.
I noticed that the fps for ShaderToy examples tend to be 60 when run native on macOS but vary greatly on VM's
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« Reply #22 on: April 12, 2018, 04:47:39 AM »
On my box, CPU usage is between 40% to 45% evenly between the 4 cores for both 32 and 64 PineCone tests.

BTW: I changed the topic thread title from CO2 to WoW. (Windows on Wine)
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« Reply #23 on: April 12, 2018, 03:41:40 PM »
I'm making progress at getting Windows theming working in Wine. This is my first attempt at a Win7 looking theme.

I hope to get a better theme set going but this will do for now.



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« Reply #24 on: April 12, 2018, 08:04:44 PM »
I found that the Luna theme seems to work best.
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« Reply #25 on: April 13, 2018, 12:00:29 AM »
Yes, Luna looks great, exactly as it would in Win XP where it was the default theme.

If OxIde (see wow_theme_01.png above) had an embedded manifest resource, its scrollbars would be themed as well.
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« Reply #26 on: April 13, 2018, 03:07:43 PM »
Our BASIC transportation has power Windows.

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« Reply #27 on: April 14, 2018, 02:51:19 AM »
One side benefit of running on Wine is I can use the Windows Script BASIC IDE/Debugger under Linux. SB scripts for the most part are write once, run anywhere.