Legend and Attributes
September 18, 2014
|New||Comprehensive testing/validiation has not been done yet.|
|Direction Needed||Requires official position of Dev Team to be handled. |
|Acknowledged||Has been processed and some testing has been done, but there has been no final determination made as to it's status.|
|Confirmed||Another tester or moderator has determined the bug to be valid.|
|Assigned||Has been assigned to a Developer who is willing to research/correct the bug.|
|Resolved||A Bug which has been either Fixed, Won't be fixed or is a BTANB.|
|Closed||An invalid post. In general, it is "not a MAME bug", "a duplication of other reports", "unable to be reproduced" etc.|
Note: Some of them have different meaning in MAME Testers from the original Mantis system.
|Cheat System||Any bug related to the cheat system.|
|Color/Palette||Bug related to color and/or palette.|
|Compiling||Bug occurs when compiling MAME.|
|Core||Bug related to the emulation core.|
|Crash/Freeze||Bug causes crash or freeze.|
|DIP/Input||Bug related to DIP switches and/or input.|
|Documentation||Bug or issue related to source documentation.|
|Gameplay||Bug related to general gameplay.|
|Graphics||General graphic bug.|
|Interface||Bug related to MAME's interface (File I/O, UI, cfg, menu etc.)|
|Known Issues/To-Do's||Issues/To-Do's mentioned in a source file.|
|Multisession||Bug related to Multisession.|
|Original Reference||Reference to the original material (PCB, spec, datasheet etc.)|
|Save/Restore||Save/restore related bug.|
|Side-by-side||Side-by-side test result (only for old reports)|
|Sound||General sound bug.|
|Speed||Problem of speed and performance.|
Note: "Bugs That Aren't Bugs" is no more a Category. It has been moved to Resolution. (Aug 9, 2008)
* If you don't find good one, please leave this field "Minor".
|Feature||Feature extension. This is only for some
special occasions and don't use this usually. If you have something to
suggest, please send it Devs directly.|
|Trivial||Issue which doesn't affect work of emulation directly.
- Wrong Input definition (duplicated, missing)
- DIP switch info
- In-game ROM/RAM check error
- MAME's in-game message
|Typo||Typographical error in source code or other texts.
- Typo in source code
- Wrong ROM name
|Minor||General cosmetic issue or minor malfunction. Default value.|
||Problem which disturbs the gameplay in a significant manner.
- Corrupt graphics
- Sound not working
- Totally broken input
- Widespread malfunction
||Bug causes the game or program to crash or freeze (stop working) but MAME/MESS still runs.|
|Critical (emulator)||Bug crashes MAME/MESS (either hang or outright crash)|
platform the MAME binary was used for testing. MAMEUI (or any UI build) is not
recommended for testing but we do offer a field for it so we can allow then
to be logged and easily filter them from the results.
|OS||Describes what kind of OS was used for testing.
|Build||Describes what kind of MAME build was used for testing.|
|Driver||Game driver name. If the bug is not for a specific game, please leave this field blank.|
|Affected Sets / Systems||Game ZIP names with the problem in MAME, hardware systems in MESS. This will appear in the head of the summary text. Examples:
If pacman and clones share the same issue, just write down the master set name.
- mappy and clones
You can write like this.
- rtype, rtypej, rtypejp, rtypeu
The set family is not so big, this is ok.
- All games in bublbobl.c
You can write in this form but you should remember this will not appear in the result of the search by a set name.
- The King of Fighters 2018 (Asia)
Please lookup the set name in ProgettoEMMA.
|Summary||Brief description of the bug. This text will be used in various places to refer to the bug.|
|64-bit specific||Bug elicited only in a 64-bit build.|
|Debug build specific||Bug elicited in a debug build.|
|Possible||Suspected phenomenon to be a bug. Needs confirmation with the original.|
|Verified with Original||Bug validated with PCB, technical note, schematics and other original reference.|
|Noted in Source||Bug/issue is known by the driver author and noted in the source file.|
|Verified with Code||If you confirmed the bug against the original game code (NOT MAME CODE!), check this.|
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