Release 0.9.5

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0.9.5 press release

0.9.5 introduces an entirely rewritten main emulation loop This totally changes the timing, and totally breaks old savestates. The OSX build is now based on the GTK port which is more up-to-date.

Assorted Highlights:

 * synchronous SPU mode to fix	streaming sounds
 * win32: lua engine, path configuration, 7z dearchiving support


bug: rewrite main emulation loop and cycle accounting, fixes a lot of timings
bug: add more detailed timing emulation, removes much bogus lag
bug: rewrite DMA,gxfifo,gxstat; fix many games and no more alternate flush mode
bug: fix cflash directory support for non-windows and sector-writing
bug: fix freeze in cart irq
bug: correctly emulate dma to/from tcm
bug: fix in thumb LSR carryflag
bug: fix thumb BX PC switch to arm state
bug: fix adpcm looping, remove adpcm caching (no longer necessary)
bug: fixes to swi 3,4,5,8,0x10
bug: fixes to exmemstat and ipc sync registers
bug: support new backup commands
bug: improve bootup bios/firmware emulation steps
enh: gbaslot: add guitar grip, gbagame flash support, expansion memory pak
enh: add more powerful antigrain-based drawing library and rewrite OSD system
enh: ideas-style debugging prints
enh: most optimizations now SSE instead of SSE2
enh: more improvements to frameskipping and frame advance/speed controls


bug: fix backdrop blending with garbage
bug: fix 256B granularity sprite addressing for sub gpu
bug: fix obj blending, bmp obj rendering, and some obj window cases
bug: fix 128-wide captures
bug: fix 16color BG line buffer overflow
bug: fix color overflow in capture blending
bug: fix disp fifo capture
bug: fix simultaneous vram display and capture via same bank
bug: fix 3d overflow acknowledge registers
bug: fix 32bit toon table writes
bug: change 3d cores to use 18bit color
bug: fix boxtest (addition overflow!), move clipper to main graphics engine
bug: fix failure in some cases of polygon clipping
bug: fix disp3dcnt emulations
bug: fixes to poly sorting
bug: fix ogl renderer wireframe support	
bug: swrast: fix backface culling of nonconvex polys
bug: swrast: add clear image and scroll emulation
bug: swrast: add fog emulation
bug: swrast: fixes to shadow rendering
bug: swrast: preliminary edge marking, works decent
enh: swrast: multicore optimization for a few fps speedup


bug: fix support for multiple gamepads and gamepad hotkeys
bug: fix mic noise code and load wav instead of raw; effective in more cases
bug: fix for several sticky and broken hotkeys, and f10 hotkeys
bug: fixes in ram search, add DTCM and ITCM searching, ...
bug: fix sound settings vol slider
bug: recover from missing window -32000 problem
bug: don't turn on mic unless mic input is enabled
enh: x64 build type now supported
enh: side-by-side and single screen view modes, many fixes to window resizing
enh: choose any gap size by dragging bottom window edge (must be enabled)
enh: choose a gap color
enh: import/export no$GBA savefiles directly
enh: multicore optimization for filters, rotation, OSD
enh: soundview can now mute channels
enh: new ioregview
enh: common commandline system, many arguments shared with linux
enh: improve map view tool to support more modes
enh: add "FORCE AS CURRENT" recovery tool for mis-sized savefiles
enh: add some kind of very small savestate rewinding buffer
enh: autoframeskip works better
enh: add Italian translation
enh: added 2x resizing filters (hq2x, hq2xs, lq2x, lq2xs, 2xsai, supereagle)
                               (scanlines, nearest2x, bilinear)


enh: alsa microphone support
enh: hud and osd notification for gtk and cli frontends
enh: add support for the SSE optimizations
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