VICE 1.7 July 2001 _______________ | || || | || ||____________________________ | || || || || || | || || || | || ______|| | || || || |----|| || | || || || | || ------|| | ||____||_________||__________|| \ // ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ \ // \________// Versatile Commodore 8-bit Emulator ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- This is version 1.7 of VICE, the multi-platform C64, C128, VIC20, PET and CBM-II emulator. This version can be compiled for MSDOS, Win32, RiscOS, OS/2, BeOS and for most Unix system provided with the X Window System version 11, R5 or later. The following programs are included: - x64, a C64 emulator; - x128, a C128 emulator; - xvic, a VIC20 emulator; - xpet, a PET emulator; - xcbm2, a CBM-II emulator; - c1541, a stand-alone disk image maintenance utility; - petcat, a CBM BASIC de-tokenizer. Moreover, the following documents are provided in both source and binary distributions: - README, this file; - COPYING, the GNU General Public License under which VICE is distributed -- *please read it before using the program*; - INSTALL, installation instructions; - NEWS, list of user-visible changes between this and older versions of VICE; - BUGS, a list of the most important known bugs of this release (please read it before reporting bugs); - TODO, a list of what we would like to do next (this is no promise!); - FEEDBACK, something you should read before sending mail to any of the authors; The following documents are provided in the source distribution: - doc/vice.texi, the complete documentation; - doc/64doc.txt, documentation about the C64 internals; - doc/PETdoc.txt, documentation about the PET internals; - doc/cbm_basic_tokens.txt, a list of the CBM BASIC tokens, as supported by the petcat utility; - doc/serial.txt, description of the IEC serial bus used on the C64, VIC20 and C128; - doc/mnemonics.txt, alphabetical list of all the G65SC802 and G65SC816 opcodes; - doc/drive_info.txt, information about the CBM disk drives; - doc/Evaluation, VICE evaluation query form: please fill this in and send it to tell us what you think about this project. - doc/Readme.dos, MS-DOS specific documentation; - doc/Win32-Howto.txt, how to compile the Win32 port. For the latest news, have a look at the VICE home page: http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~dsladic/vice/vice.html New versions are made available quite often, so please stay tuned. Have fun! Copyright notice ---------------- VICE, the Versatile Commodore Emulator Copyright © 1997-2001 Daniel Sladic Copyright © 1998-2001 Andreas Boose Copyright C 1998-2001 Dag Lem Copyright C 1998-2001 Tibor Biczo Copyright C 1999-2001 Andreas Dehmel Copyright C 1999-2001 Thomas Bretz Copyright C 1999-2001 Andreas Matthies Copyright C 1999-2001 Martin Pottendorfer Copyright C 2000-2001 Markus Brenner Copyright C 2000-2001 Spiro Trikaliotis Copyright C 1996-1999 Ettore Perazzoli Copyright C 1996-1999 André Fachat Copyright C 1993-1994, 1997-1999 Teemu Rantanen Copyright © 1993-1996 Jouko Valta Copyright © 1993-1994 Jarkko Sonninen This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details. You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA The ROM files in the `C128', `C64', `CBM-II', `DRIVES', `PET' and `VIC20' directories are Copyright C by Commodore Business Machines.