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Re: MAME 0.143u8
10/25/11 02:26 PM


> several games in "gamtor.c" driver have equal sign in their ROM names. is this
> allowed ?
> like so:
> game name: "gamt5"... Gaminator 5 (set 1)
> rom name="gaminator-5-94=1 v5-6-0"
> rom name="gaminator-5-94=2 v5-6-0"
>
> this messes things up with my frontend, Emu Loader, as it makes impossible to get the
> CRC32 value (because the way the frontend is coded).
>
> are there any other drivers that have equal signs in ROM names ?
> will this be a regular thing ?
>
> if there will be more games with ROM names like that, I will be forced to replace all
> the equal signs by something else, perhaps the "minus" char.
> the frontend, however, do not use ROM names for anything other than showing them to
> users. only CRC32 is used to audit games (like MAME does).

So fix your coding, damit. ROM names should allow any characters permitted in a filename in a zip file. You shouldn't be depending on ASCII delimiters if you have no way of escaping them - it's a bad coding practice at the best of times.







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* MAME 0.143u8 SmitdoggAdministrator 10/23/11 05:25 PM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 DaffyDuck  10/27/11 06:30 PM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 etabeta  10/28/11 07:46 AM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 Jitterdoomer  10/26/11 05:13 AM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 BIOS-D  10/25/11 07:00 PM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 ShimaPong  10/25/11 06:17 PM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 CiroConsentino  10/25/11 02:18 PM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 Vas Crabb  10/25/11 02:26 PM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 CiroConsentino  10/25/11 04:44 PM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 Vas Crabb  10/25/11 11:14 PM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 CiroConsentino  10/26/11 01:04 AM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 Roman  10/25/11 02:57 PM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 krick  10/26/11 05:55 AM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 Matty_  10/26/11 09:44 AM
. * minimum RAM requirement for 'cavesh3.c' ? sjyune  10/25/11 12:20 AM
. * Re: minimum RAM requirement for 'cavesh3.c' ? R. Belmont  10/25/11 03:37 PM
. * Re: minimum RAM requirement for 'cavesh3.c' ? RetroRepair  10/26/11 05:37 AM
. * Re: minimum RAM requirement for 'cavesh3.c' ? alfman  10/25/11 08:55 PM
. * Re: minimum RAM requirement for 'cavesh3.c' ? R. Belmont  10/25/11 09:04 PM
. * Re: minimum RAM requirement for 'cavesh3.c' ? Darth Mario  10/25/11 11:14 PM
. * Re: minimum RAM requirement for 'cavesh3.c' ? B2K24  10/25/11 01:37 AM
. * Re: minimum RAM requirement for 'cavesh3.c' ? redk9258  10/25/11 01:13 AM
. * Re: minimum RAM requirement for 'cavesh3.c' ? Master O  10/25/11 12:38 AM
. * Re: minimum RAM requirement for 'cavesh3.c' ? Kamran Ijaz  11/16/11 02:32 PM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 ShimaPong  10/24/11 05:24 PM
. * Real Puncher ArtLine  10/24/11 04:59 PM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 CiroConsentino  10/24/11 02:09 PM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 R. Belmont  10/24/11 04:29 PM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 Lord Nightmare  10/24/11 04:50 PM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 hap  10/24/11 06:04 PM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 R. Belmont  10/24/11 05:38 PM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 AWJ  10/24/11 04:18 PM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 CiroConsentino  10/24/11 07:45 PM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 apeman  10/24/11 01:19 PM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 Shoegazr  10/25/11 04:32 AM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 R. Belmont  10/24/11 03:22 PM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 Cyberzinho Punk  10/23/11 09:24 PM
. * MAME_0143u8b... redk9258  10/23/11 06:50 PM
. * Re: MAME_0143u8b... AntoPISA  10/23/11 06:57 PM
. * Re: MAME_0143u8b... fortuna_chan  10/23/11 08:07 PM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 CiroConsentino  10/23/11 06:43 PM
. * 64-bit SmitdoggAdministrator  10/23/11 06:09 PM
. * Re: 64-bit alcoatjez  10/26/11 06:25 PM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 mesk  10/23/11 06:06 PM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 arcader  10/24/11 02:00 AM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 B2K24  10/24/11 03:57 AM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 Jaylinx  10/24/11 02:06 PM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 Roman  10/24/11 02:17 PM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 Jaylinx  10/24/11 02:41 PM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 Roman  10/24/11 04:18 PM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 etabeta  10/24/11 05:15 PM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 B2K24  10/24/11 05:24 PM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 mesk  10/25/11 01:43 AM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 B2K24  10/25/11 03:02 AM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 Roman  10/24/11 09:43 PM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 AnimalBear  10/24/11 01:01 PM
. * Re: MAME 0.143u8 Sune  10/24/11 02:34 AM

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