Re: What pack64 is?

From: Groepaz <>
Date: Fri, 7 Feb 2014 16:49:07 +0100
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On Friday 07 February 2014, you wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to assemble a quite old source for C64 on PC (Linux). The build
> script is a batch file.  It requires tass, which is not so much a problem
> since I've found 64tass ( written/ported
> in/to ANSI C, so I could compile that on Linux and I could use it then. I
> prefer ca65, but I was too lazy to "port" the source for ca65 ...
> However the next step would require "pack64" and I have no idea what it is.
> Does someone have any idea what it can be? And where can I found it? I've
> tried to search for it with google but no relevant hits ...

i think that was a simple RLE packer that came with taboos "tass6502" (which 
turned into 64tass much later). you should be able to substitute it by any 
"modern" packer (exomizer or pucrunch, for example)


In fact, you can throw away the last three syllables of 'superhighway'. It's a 
soup. Call it Information Soup and we're getting somewhere 
<Charles S. Murray>

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