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keilmillerjr

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attract-history-parser
« on: May 30, 2019, 11:11:37 PM »
Looking for a better way to integrate history.dat into my layout. I am hoping that Info.Overview and text.first_line_hint is the answer. To generate the needed overview files from history.dat, I created a multi-platform python script. I still need to add filtering based on romlist or just arcade/softlist in case some one doesn’t want all 65,378 files to be generated.

Thoughts? Speed an issue with all the files? Worth using the data as an overview, or should we fork the history plugin and modify it? I think the commit changing the location to „scraper“ was a weird choice.

https://github.com/mickelson/attract/commit/88595c811b2ebe717d1c9ea116373531b92cc6cb

Here’s my boring video explaining why I created the script and using it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iM8d_mK9nUY&feature=youtu.be

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Re: attract-history-parser
« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2019, 04:41:11 AM »
Problem in video.