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mame4all rom subdirs not found error



  • Not sure if this is even possible with mame4all but with Mame Libretto I can categorize zips under rom folder in subdirectory's and it works great. When the zip is launched the zip contents are extracted some where and the game launches fine. With mame4all game zip only launches if zip is directly in Rom dir. My guess is the zip is being extracted in the subdir and mame4all needs it in the rom dir? Anybody know if it is possible to get mame4all to run zips from rom sub dirs? Emulation Station Lists them fine from subdirs.



  • Figured out how to do it indirectly.

    In \retropie\configs\all\emulationstation\es_systems.cfg
    <system>
    <name>mame-mame4all</name>
    <fullname>Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator</fullname>
    <path>/home/pi/RetroPie/roms/mame-mame4all/roms</path>
    <extension>.zip .ZIP</extension>
    <command>/opt/retropie/supplementary/runcommand/runcommand.sh 0 SYS mame-mame4all %ROM%</command>
    <platform>arcade</platform>
    <theme>mame-mame4all</theme>
    </system>

    In \retropie\configs\mame-mame4all\mame.cfg
    rompath=/home/pi/RetroPie/roms/mame-mame4all
    samplepath=/home/pi/RetroPie/roms/mame-mame4all/samples

    Put all game zips in /home/pi/RetroPie/roms/mame-mame4all/
    Duplicate empty zero byte zip file names under /home/pi/RetroPie/roms/mame-mame4all/roms to generate the menu in subdirs.

    This also fixes issue where sample.zips shows up in emulation station menu.



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