Author Topic: Old Version of MAME - Embedded database workflow  (Read 4976 times)

quazl

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Re: Old Version of MAME - Embedded database workflow
« Reply #7 on: October 06, 2016, 11:04:36 AM »
Perfect!

That worked. Thanks so much!

mgalaxy

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Re: Old Version of MAME - Embedded database workflow
« Reply #6 on: October 05, 2016, 04:07:01 PM »
Sorry, I made a mistake by testing everything with the beta version of mGalaxy I'm working on! (there's not such a problem with this version)
Here's what you'll have to do with the actual version:
Simply remove the first 2 lines in 'catver.ini' :)
The text should begin like this:
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[Category]
005=Maze / Shooter Small
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quazl

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Re: Old Version of MAME - Embedded database workflow
« Reply #5 on: October 05, 2016, 03:40:21 PM »
I checked all my settings to make sure that I didn't miss anything. The behavior remains unchanged.

The only difference I see from your last post is that mGalaxy is installed C:\emu\frontends\mGalaxy

I attached a picture of my roms folder, my UserSystems.xml, and the xmlout.xml for the MAME system.

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Re: Old Version of MAME - Embedded database workflow
« Reply #4 on: October 05, 2016, 08:38:47 AM »
quazl,
It sounded very weird to me but I wanted to do the test!
Here's the result: everything is working as it should! The database is created nicely!

If you go to "C:\Program Files (x86)\mGalaxy\Data\UserSystems\", then in the Mame folder created, you should see the database file!
Open it and you'll see all games listed.

Are you pointing mGalaxy_Runway to the proper v.78 rom folder?
It sounds to me that you don't see the games listed in mGalaxy_Runway because there are not present in the rom folder you've specified!


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Re: Old Version of MAME - Embedded database workflow
« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2016, 06:00:01 AM »
Here you go. Thanks for looking into this. If it is too much trouble, I could use RomLister. I see that there is a beta version posted on another thread here.

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Re: Old Version of MAME - Embedded database workflow
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2016, 01:12:08 AM »
Could you please send me those 2 files?

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Old Version of MAME - Embedded database workflow
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2016, 07:08:54 PM »
I am using the MAME .78 due to the machine that I am building is very resource limited.

I placed the .78 catver.ini and the .86 nplayers.ini (it doesn't go that far back I guess) into the MAME root folder. I update everything and the command prompt comes up and then goes away after about 3 seconds. It says that it saved the database but when going to the "DB Edit" page, there is nothing listed.

I know it is a lot to ask (cusp10@msn.com), but is there anything I can do to get an older version of MAME  synced inside of mGalaxy?

Thanks,