> > > > SDLMAME on Windows is ok. It has its quirks and non-mainline annoyances, but it > > is > > > > usable. > > > > > > SDLMAME is mainline now - it's in the master source tree. > > > > But the Windows builds aren't on the MAME / MESS website. Probably never will be > host > > there. > > That's because it's so easy to build your own.
Mainline is Windows, in my mind, being a Windows user. I understand the that it can all be built with 100% source and tools approved by MAMEDEV. My comment was to mention that SDL built in Windows has "unique to it" quirks that normal Windows 32/64-bit produced builds might not have. This is not to belittle SDL at all, just to inform that it is a slightly different experience for MAME/MESS.