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This list complete as of version 20.

None of these are necessarily supported in future.

Add one to any debug value to trigger writing benchmark values to

the file "bench". This gets stripped at startup; so all values
used for other purposes are even.

Example: "fractint debug=8088" forces Fractint to think you have an

8088/8086 CPU and ignore all of the tricky 186/286/386-specific stuff.
"Fractint 8089" does the same thing, but also turns on the benchmark

16 video.asm pretend not a vga

22 lorenz.c force float for 3D perspective
50 fractint.c compare <r>estored files
70 fractint.c set fpu = 0
72 fractint.c don't use fast >= 287 fpu routines
90 fractals.c force "C" mandel & julia code (no calcmand or calmanfp)
90 fractals.c force generic code for fn+fn etc types
90 parser.c force "C" parser code even if FPU >= 387
92 parser.c print out list of FRM files searched
94 parsera.asm Use old buggy pwr()
94 mpmath_c.c Use old buggy pwr()
96 frasetup.c Use real formula for popcorn in the old case.
96 parserfp.c write debug messages to disk files(3)
100 calcmand.asm force use of 'code32bit' logic
110 cmdfiles.c turns off first-time initialization of variables
200 fractint.c time encoder
322 parserfp.c disable optimizer (FPU >= 387 only)
324 realdos.c disables help ESC in screen messages
420 diskvid.c don't use extended/expanded mem (force disk)
420 memory.c same for screen save (force disk)
420 editpal.c same for screen save (force disk)
422 diskvid.c don't use expanded mem (force extended or disk)
422 memory.c same for screen save (force extended or disk)
450 fractint.c abort in batch mode if savename exists
470 calcfract.c disable prevention of color 0 for BTM
472 calcfract.c enable solid guessing at bottom and right
600 printer.c paintjet, no form feed
602 printer.c paintjet, flip image
7nn miscovl.c set <b> getprec() digits variable to nn
750 miscovl.c print out as many params digits as possible in PAR
870 fractint.c set fpu to max 87
900 printer.c color test (commented out)
902 printer.c color test (commented out)
910 miscovl.c disables Sylvie Gallet's colors= color compression fix.
920 miscovl.c makes colors= compression lossless.
1010 fractals.c force fp for newton & newtbasin (no mpc math)
1012 fractals.c swap sign bit of zero for mandelbrotmix4
1234 fractint.c force larger integer arithmetic bitshift value
2222 line3d.c show amount of extra seg memory used
2224 line3d.c old just-the-dots logic, probably a temporary thing
2870 fractint.c set fpu to max 287
3000 general.asm '~' goes to color play mode
3002 realdos.c don't show development in heading
3200 fracsubr.c disable auto switch back from arbitrary precision
3400 fracsubr.c disable auto switch from integer to float
3444 calcfrac.c turns on long double soi algorithm (passes=s)
3600 miscfrac.c pins the plasma corners to 1
3800 fracsubr.c turns off grid pixel lookup
4000 miscres.c turn on math error message (off otherwise)
4010 miscres.c use pre-19.3 centermag conversion.
4020 fracsubr.c use old timer.
4030 fracsubr.c use old orbit->sound code w/integer overflow.
4200 diskvid.c sets disk video cache size to minimum
6000 frasetup turns off optimization of using realzzpower types
instead of complexzpower when imaginary part of
parameter is zero
8088 general.asm set cpu = 86, ie dont use 32 bit stuff
8088 fractint.c set cpu = 86, (case in general.asm is redundant?)
9002-9100 fractint.c reduce video_type to (debug-9000)/2 if init was higher
10000 fractint.c display cpu, fpu, and free memory at startup
10000 fractint.c ? (try extra hard for minimal startup memory?)

nonzero value, line3d.c, show "normal vector" errors instead of just fixing
nonzero value, prompts.c, show info if fullscreen_prompt2 array invalid