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3.2 Classic update

 
Author alanwall

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#1 Posted: 14 May 2021 20:10 
I see that 3.2 is out and wondering if it will work with AmiKit ?
I have 3.9 as the install media for set up Amikit.
Thanks Jan !

Author AmiKit
Admin
#2 Posted: 14 May 2021 20:46 Edited by: AmiKit 
HI Alan,

At the moment, AfA_OS used in AmiKit for Windows, Mac, Linux and Raspberry is not compatible with AmigaOS 3.2, unfortunately. That means no AmiKit with AmigaOS 3.2 until the AfA_OS is fixed.

However, AmiKit for Vampire does not use AfA_OS hence the AmigaOS 3.2 will work. In fact, AmiKit installation on Vampire already supports AmigaOS 3.2 (despite it was last tested with AmigaOS 3.2 beta from last summer while the final version might be quite different - so no guarantee there). The real question is whether the Vampire core is ready for AmigaOS 3.2 too, though.

Author radar103
Partaker
#3 Posted: 16 May 2021 12:54 
Hi Jan,
I have already preordered Amiga OS 3.2 for use with Amikit. Hopefully soon Afa os will be updated to allow this on Amikit.
Do you think this may be possible otherwise I will have to resell os 3.2 im buying?
Many thanks
Stephen

Author AmiKit
Admin
#4 Posted: 16 May 2021 13:47 
Hi Stephen, the AfA_OS is not my program so I have no idea when it gets updated (if ever). But I hope for the best, of course.

Author radar103
Partaker
#5 Posted: 17 May 2021 16:43 
Hi,
Could you not remove afa os from Amikit to make a OS 3.2 version?
If you could I think people will buy!

Author AmiKit
Admin
#6 Posted: 17 May 2021 17:10 
Sorry, but what's wrong with AmiKit installed with AmigaOS 3.1/3.1.4/3.5/3.9/XL ot AF? It's been extensively tested with all those operating systems to make sure it works as expected and delivers you high-end Amiga experience.

What does AmigaOS 3.2 include that you need it so badly? Integrated ADF support? Updated DataTypes system? User interface enhancements? Improved Shell behaviour? Integrated help subsystem? New commands, tools and utilities? You name it. Well, it's ALL been included with AmiKit since 2005...

In fact, AmiKit is a highly integrated environment (you can call it AmigaOS 3.999) rich on all kind of features including those the real AmigaOS never had - like antialiased font supoort or 32bit DualPNG icon support (both provided by AfA_OS).

Author radar103
Partaker
#7 Posted: 17 May 2021 18:00 
Thanks for the helpfull reply

Author radar103
Partaker
#8 Posted: 22 May 2021 23:34 
Hi Jan,
Would I be able to use the Amiga os 3.2 rom and would there be any benefit in using?
Many thanks
Stephen

Author AmiKit
Admin
#9 Posted: 23 May 2021 15:08 
Hi Stephen, you can definitely try it but I doubt there will be any benefits - especially when using with older OS version. Actually, you might risk some incompatibility and hence system instability.

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