> > > I don't see why anyone would be concerned with having a factory build unless you
> > are
> > > a regular poster at MT. In the case of downloading it now it will be u7 + bug
> > fixes.
> > you see, this is exactly the reason why there is no official GIT. if you download
> > anything not from mamedev.org there is absolutely no guarantee that it compiles,
> > while 0.145 + all patches compiles just fine
> Hope it doesn't sound bad but there is never that guarantee with any version.
I know what you mean, but literally you are wrong.
prior to intermediate releases the source is tested to compile fine. specific revisions downloaded from GIT might fail to.
this is the difference