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dabone

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Re: Daily Windows Build available.
« Reply #15 on: August 21, 2018, 06:35:54 AM »
I'm just compiling whats up there, it's the attractmode executables doing the creating.

So I guess, get the release, install using it, and then upgrade the attractmode.exe file.



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Re: Daily Windows Build available.
« Reply #16 on: August 22, 2018, 11:59:42 PM »
I'm just compiling whats up there, it's the attractmode executables doing the creating.

So I guess, get the release, install using it, and then upgrade the attractmode.exe file.



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dabone

I completely understand and again, I'm very happy with what you are offering. It's very generous.

I'm only suggesting that you consider adding some specific straight-up copies of some of the source file directories to an AttractMode directory as well as the new executables before zipping (i.e. zip the AttractMode directory with the new binaries as well as the other directories required for a new install).

Examples of source file directory copies to your purposed "AttractMode" zipped directoy:
/attract/config/emulators --> /AttractMode/emulators
/attract/config/layouts --> /AttractMode/layouts
/attract/config/intro --> /AttractMode/intro
/attract/config/language --> /AttractMode/language
/attract/config/loaders --> /AttractMode/loaders
/attract/config/modules --> /AttractMode/modules
/attract/config/plugins --> /AttractMode/plugins
attract.exe --> /AttractMode/attract.exe
attract-console.exe --> /AttractMode/attract-console.exe

Take my suggestion with a grain of salt. What you offer today is great and I think it makes many people happy. If you have time and interest you could make your build a one-stop place to get a completely new AM build verses just an upgrade build. Of course any user could simply copy over the new .exe files to do an upgrade of their current system (at the risk of missing other feature that might not be within the .exe files (.i.e. layouts, plugins, modules, etc.)






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Re: Daily Windows Build available.
« Reply #17 on: August 24, 2018, 10:26:04 AM »
i droped new files in old folder. i notice some small differences. at least in mine im having controller issues but i dont think it am doing it cuz i also updated my mame exe and i think thats my problem other then that i had  to resign my controls in am. oh wait.. i am having focus isues but not enugh to bitch to much... lol...
we came , we saw , we lost LOTS of quarters...

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Re: Daily Windows Build available.
« Reply #18 on: September 03, 2018, 07:23:12 AM »
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I completely understand and again, I'm very happy with what you are offering. It's very generous.

I'm only suggesting that you consider adding some specific straight-up copies of some of the source file directories to an AttractMode directory as well as the new executables before zipping (i.e. zip the AttractMode directory with the new binaries as well as the other directories required for a new install).

Examples of source file directory copies to your purposed "AttractMode" zipped directoy:
/attract/config/emulators --> /AttractMode/emulators
/attract/config/layouts --> /AttractMode/layouts
/attract/config/intro --> /AttractMode/intro
/attract/config/language --> /AttractMode/language
/attract/config/loaders --> /AttractMode/loaders
/attract/config/modules --> /AttractMode/modules
/attract/config/plugins --> /AttractMode/plugins
attract.exe --> /AttractMode/attract.exe
attract-console.exe --> /AttractMode/attract-console.exe

Take my suggestion with a grain of salt. What you offer today is great and I think it makes many people happy. If you have time and interest you could make your build a one-stop place to get a completely new AM build verses just an upgrade build. Of course any user could simply copy over the new .exe files to do an upgrade of their current system (at the risk of missing other feature that might not be within the .exe files (.i.e. layouts, plugins, modules, etc.)


Ok, done, the daily windows build includes all the config folder, and by default the windows 64, non console mode is called attract.exe


Still available at the same place.

Later,
dabone

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Re: Daily Windows Build available.
« Reply #19 on: September 03, 2018, 07:47:09 AM »
pinned.

thanks for setting this up!

dabone

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Re: Daily Windows Build available.
« Reply #20 on: September 03, 2018, 09:46:33 AM »
 ;D

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Re: Daily Windows Build available.
« Reply #21 on: September 03, 2018, 08:30:52 PM »
@dabone - Thanks for all the effort. It looks great.

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« Reply #22 on: September 04, 2018, 03:14:13 AM »
it was time!!!

Congratulations!  ;D

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« Reply #23 on: September 05, 2018, 09:59:21 PM »
@dabone - Your daily builds are growing in size because they contain multiple versions (days) of each .exe. I understand including four versions of the .exe but now you have different date builds in the zip file for each .exe version too (10 .exe files).

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09/03/2018  11:03 PM        30,188,544 attract-64console_09_04_2018.exe
09/04/2018  11:03 PM        30,188,544 attract-64console_09_05_2018.exe
09/05/2018  11:03 PM        30,188,544 attract-64console_09_06_2018.exe
09/03/2018  11:01 PM        29,083,136 attract-86console_09_04_2018.exe
09/04/2018  11:01 PM        29,083,136 attract-86console_09_05_2018.exe
09/05/2018  11:01 PM        29,083,136 attract-86console_09_06_2018.exe
09/03/2018  11:00 PM        29,083,136 attract-86_09_04_2018.exe
09/04/2018  11:00 PM        29,083,136 attract-86_09_05_2018.exe
09/05/2018  11:00 PM        29,083,136 attract-86_09_06_2018.exe
09/05/2018  11:02 PM        30,188,544 attract.exe

I should also mention that your new zip version has picked up multiple changes in the past week alone that your old version wouldn't have (files in the language, layouts and shaders folders)!

P.S. Obviously my file times listed above are off by one hour (which looks like a day) vs your actual build times due to our time zone difference.
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Re: Daily Windows Build available.
« Reply #24 on: September 06, 2018, 10:48:57 PM »
This zip file is still growing in size with 13 .exe files now.

I also noticed that the directories in the zip file aren't being updated, only the new .exe files are added.

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Re: Daily Windows Build available.
« Reply #25 on: September 07, 2018, 03:03:29 AM »
I've setup a daily build for windows executables (32 and 64 bit)  and it updates nightly at 12:05 est (GMT -5).

http://www.svfdtn.com/attract/attract-daily.zip

If there is a problem with me doing this, please let me know, but some people seem to have a hard time getting the windows cross compile going and I thought this would be easier.


Later,
dabone

Really appreciate this, but as it was also mentioned before, the zip file is growing very fast with too many files inside ::)

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Re: Daily Windows Build available.
« Reply #26 on: September 13, 2018, 12:28:32 AM »
This build is out of control. The zip is now 389 MB and contains over 30 .exe files. Also, all the subdirectories are from 9/3 and not being updated.
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Re: Daily Windows Build available.
« Reply #27 on: September 13, 2018, 04:30:49 AM »
Sorry, I haven't checked on it in a while..  :o


I was cleaning up the wrong directory in the build script. Things should be correct now. I'll check it again in a couple of days to make sure.


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« Reply #28 on: September 13, 2018, 04:18:51 PM »
Thank you