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Re: MAME .145
02/18/12 07:36 PM


> just some comments:
>
> - MAME will still support zip even if 7z support is added
> - if the chd format is put to version 5, you most likely have to run a chdman -update
> on all your chds to recompress them to the new format.
>
>
> Regarding cmpro:
>
> - of course I will add support for v5 chds but this will not include the actual
> update step. You should use chdman for this. I will add an option which will show a
> warning if you did not convert a found chd.
>
> - cmpro already works rather fine with 7z, while reading 7z archives is internal,
> writing is done by calling an external 7z executable. Keep in mind that 7z operations
> are slower, especially if we're talking about solid archives. As soon as I find time
> and a better 7z sdk, I may include the writing part as well.
>
> Currently I see a new cmpro at end of February, hopefully with the chd update and
> definetly with the multi softwarelist support.

I just used clrmame to build a 7z'd set of ROMs. It was quite easy and went without problem. All I had to do was point clrmame to my 7 zip exe file. I went from 36.2 GB to 29.7 GB. Not bad.

I checked out the latest MAME source from http://git.redump.net/mame/. It works fine with 7z ROMs.







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* MAME .145 SmitdoggAdministrator 02/05/12 10:37 PM
. * Re: MAME .145 DaffyDuck  02/17/12 12:49 AM
. * Re: MAME .145 B2K24  02/17/12 02:31 AM
. * Re: MAME .145 DaffyDuck  02/17/12 03:08 AM
. * Re: MAME .145 B2K24  02/17/12 03:27 AM
. * Re: MAME .145 joey35car  02/17/12 04:29 AM
. * Re: MAME .145 B2K24  02/17/12 06:58 AM
. * Re: MAME .145 R. Belmont  02/17/12 06:39 PM
. * Re: MAME .145 Ashura-X  02/17/12 06:54 PM
. * Re: MAME .145 redk9258  02/17/12 04:32 AM
. * Re: MAME .145 TafoidAdministrator  02/17/12 03:26 AM
. * Re: MAME .145 redk9258  02/17/12 04:19 AM
. * Re: MAME .145 Roman  02/17/12 10:51 AM
. * Re: MAME .145 redk9258  02/18/12 07:36 PM
. * Re: MAME .145 Mamesick  02/18/12 08:10 PM
. * Re: MAME .145 redk9258  02/18/12 09:54 PM
. * Re: MAME .145 Quantum Leaper  02/19/12 08:28 AM
. * Re: MAME .145 AWJ  02/18/12 08:54 PM
. * Re: MAME .145 jonwil  02/19/12 08:07 AM
. * Re: MAME .145 StilettoAdministrator  02/19/12 09:49 AM
. * Re: MAME .145 jonwil  02/19/12 01:44 PM
. * Re: MAME .145 redk9258  02/17/12 12:49 PM
. * Re: MAME .145 Quantum Leaper  02/17/12 04:41 AM
. * Re: MAME .145 joey35car  02/17/12 03:06 AM
. * Catlist update? cricri_pingouin  02/07/12 07:17 PM
. * Re: Catlist update? Mr. DoAdministrator  02/18/12 06:31 PM
. * Congrats to All... Trebor  02/06/12 11:02 PM
. * Re: Congrats to All... R. Belmont  02/07/12 08:46 PM
. * Re: Congrats to All... Matty_  02/17/12 01:52 PM
. * LOL! [nt] Trebor  02/07/12 08:52 PM
. * Isn't that Mr. Do and Andrew's job? greybeard  02/06/12 11:50 PM
. * Re: MAME .145 AntoPISA  02/06/12 04:48 PM
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. * Re: MAME .145 Cyberzinho Punk  02/06/12 03:21 AM
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. * Re: MAME .145 CptGuapo  02/06/12 12:35 AM
. * Re: MAME .145 StilettoAdministrator  02/06/12 12:42 AM
. * Re: MAME .145 MetalliC  02/06/12 12:20 AM
. * Re: MAME .145 9ofzeven  02/06/12 03:51 PM
. * Re: MAME .145 Master O  02/07/12 02:46 AM
. * Re: MAME .145 Lewis King  02/07/12 03:10 AM
. * Re: MAME .145 B2K24  02/05/12 11:44 PM
. * Re: MAME .145 redk9258  02/05/12 11:46 PM
. * Re: MAME .145 B2K24  02/05/12 11:53 PM
. * Re: MAME .145 Kale  02/06/12 12:38 AM
. * Re: MAME .145 redk9258  02/05/12 11:56 PM
. * Re: MAME .145 SmitdoggAdministrator  02/05/12 11:46 PM
. * Re: MAME .145 B2K24  02/06/12 12:57 AM
. * Re: MAME .145 redk9258  02/05/12 11:12 PM
. * Re: MAME .145 B2K24  02/05/12 11:04 PM
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. * Happy birthday, MAME! Kitsune Sniper  02/05/12 10:58 PM
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