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Retropie-menu item : joystick-selection is missing



  • Hello,
    I've installed yesterday the add-on joystick-selection to choose which joystick to map to which player. Very useful.
    Perhaps the same could be done directly in retropie but cannot find a way.

    Anyway, my little concern is this : this tool add an item menu in the retropie-menu.
    To perform this, it modify the gamelist.xml and create a symlink in the folder /home/pi/Retropie/retropiemenu which is :
    /opt/retropie/supplementary/joystick-selection/joystick_selection.sh -> joystick_selection.sh

    But it failed to create this symlink.
    I thinks it is because this retropiemenu folder is located on my external usb disk (as all the /home/pi folder), which is formated in FAT32 (as recommanded by this guide : Running-ROMs-from-a-USB-drive, and it seems linux cannot create a symlink on a Fat32 filesystem.

    Is there a mean to add this menu item, without this joystick_selection.sh in the retropiemenu directory ?


  • Global Moderator

    Stupid questio, but why don't you copy the script over, instead of using a symlink ? Since your ROMs folder is on another partition, it won't work anyway (regardless of filesystem).



  • honestly I don't know. I'm not an expert of retropie paths & bash locations.
    I've just follow the installation process of this tool (which failed).

    You mean I can copy all the content of the /supplementary/joystick-selection folder in retropiemenu, or just the .sh ?

    All others menu item are empty .rp file ? Can I make a similar thing for this tool ?

    thanks


  • Global Moderator

    @cacrlhungus74 I meant just the script.



  • ok I have put the .sh in the retropie menu folder. Seems to work...
    Sorry for the totally noob question. :)

    thanks



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