SDL MAME Updated (04/25)

SDL MAME for Mac OSX saw an update a couple of days ago. Download it from the Box File Widget or from their website. Let’s scope out the changes.

0.142u2
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MAMETesters Bugs Fixed
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- 03552: [Documentation] kodure: Kodure Ookami vs. Kozure Ookami
         naming conventions (Angelo Salese)
- 04314: [Documentation] lca, lca2: Wrong description.
- 04191: [Sound] dynablstb: No audio (Alex Jackson)
- 02087: [Sound] qbert, qbertqub and clones: "Hello. I'm turned on."
         ... missing, again. (Robbbert)
- 04307: [Documentation] jokrz_l6, jokrz_l3: Wrong description.
- 02072: [Graphics] mooncmw, spcdraga, mooncrgx: Corrupt graphics on
         3rd and 4th stages (Robbbert)

Source Changes
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Implemented irq ack mechanism to Armed Formation HW games [Angelo
Salese]

Hand-fixed bit-rot bit in Terra Force bootleg, fixing the attract mode
crash [Angelo Salese]

Fixed emulation of the extra z80 in Terra Force bootleg set (used as a
replacement for the protection), promoting it to working [Angelo
Salese]

Implemented MCU simulation to terrafu / terrafa [Angelo Salese]

Hooked up text protection simulation to Kozure Ookami, allowing it to
display scoring during gameplay and copyright screens [Angelo Salese]

Implemented proper FG scroll latching in Kozure Ookami, fixing an
offsetted layer at the gameplay intro screen [Angelo Salese]

taito_b.c - Added PLD dumps for qzshowby.  [Tafoid]

Hooked up 1414M4 emulation to Legion [Angelo Salese]

Hooked up the 1414M4 chip emulation for Crazy Climber 2 [Angelo
Salese]

Created device_rtc_interface which can be used to initialize RTC's to
a certain date/time at driver startup, useful for regression testing.
Implemented the interface in most of the modern RTC devices. Note:
this is not yet plumbed down to the command line. [Curt Coder]

renamed Namco System 11 clones based on country code & version. [smf]

SDL: fix backwards texture rectangle option [AWJ]

Hooked up NB1414M4 priority bit, fixing video text priority in all the
games in the Armed F driver [Angelo Salese]

Merged 86 Lions inside Aristocrat Mk-4 driver [Angelo Salese]

Various improvements to m90 driver [AWJ]: 
 * Fixed MT bug 4191 (dynablstb: No audio) 
 * Hooked up sample playback in bbmanw and clones and removed
   GAME_IMPERFECT_SOUND flag (actually, bbmanwj had working samples
   already and never should have been flagged in the first place)
 * Use generic_pulse_irq_line() to generate interrupts on the V35,
   instead of the completely silly and deprecat.h thing I was doing
   before. 
 * Made the same fix to cb2001.c while I was at it.
 * Fixed some spelling mistakes in the inputs. 
 * Converted quizf1 to modern bankswitching with configured banks. 
 * Made quizf1 and bomblord endian-safe, with assistance from 
   R.Belmont.
 * Added save state support.

Removed deprecat.h usage in m90 driver [Angelo Salese]

Implemented RAM-based sprite clut in Armed F driver, used for color
cycling effects in all games of this HW [Angelo Salese]

Provided a compact flash dump for Alien - The Arcade Medal Edition
[Smitdogg, The Dumping Union]

Fixed various things in Buster, allowing it to boot into gameplay
[Angelo Salese]

Merged Tatakae Big Fighter into Armed F driver [Angelo Salese]

Redumped terrafb bitrotted rom [Bill D., The Dumping Union]

astring: Fix build on NetBSD and other systems where toupper() is a
macro [Thomas Klausner]

Implemented irq ack mechanism and fixed CPU clock speeds in Cop 01 and
Mighty Guy, this fixes last boss crashes in Mighty Guy [Angelo Salese]

es5503: Properly mask oscillator enable bits when setting. 
[R.Belmont]

Hand-tuned sound frequencies in Cop 01 based off an audio reference
[Tafoid]


New games added or promoted from NOT_WORKING status
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Mighty Guy [Angelo Salese]


New clones added
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Tekken 2 (TES3 VER.D) [atchoo, Smitdogg, The Dumping Union, smf]
Soul Edge (SO2/VER.A) [f205v, Smitdogg, The Dumping Union, smf]
Soul Calibur (SOC13 VER.C) [f205v, Smitdogg, The Dumping Union, smf]
Tekken Tag (TEG2 VER.C1) [f205v, Smitdogg, The Dumping Union, smf]
Libero Grande (LG1 VER.A)
  [B. Munger, S. Ruiz, Smitdogg, The Dumping Union] (not working)
Saint Dragon (set 2) [Tirino73] (not working)

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