Author Topic: Change default save location to share saves with Analogue devices  (Read 364 times)

welshyc (OP)

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Does anyone know of a way to change the default location that the rg350s emulators (mostly thinking about snes and genesis) put their SRAM save files?

I have an analogue Mega SG and Super NT, and i'm trying to figure out a system where I can share an SD card between them and my RG350 (And potentially other devices) and keep using the same save files.


 the analogue devices look for saves under 'Saves>Console>*console name*' so I was hoping there is some sort of config files the RG350 emulators use where this location can be changed.

Anyone able to help?

npaladin2000

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Re: Change default save location to share saves with Analogue devices
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2020, 04:16:32 pm »
That's not a global config setting, it's per emulator. They mostly default to a hidden subdirectory of /media/data/home since so few paths are actually writable in OpenDingux.
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gameblabla

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Re: Change default save location to share saves with Analogue devices
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2020, 05:52:26 pm »
I guess you could change $HOME to whatever you want but emulators and stuff will still do stuff in their own . folders.
Honestly there's no way to please everyone.

welshyc (OP)

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Re: Change default save location to share saves with Analogue devices
« Reply #3 on: January 24, 2020, 05:29:04 am »
What about some sort of folder junctioning?

Is this possible with dingux?

npaladin2000

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Re: Change default save location to share saves with Analogue devices
« Reply #4 on: January 24, 2020, 05:27:41 pm »
Dingux is mainly just an embedded version of Linux, so you could do soft links to the external SD card. Not so sure hard links would work. And you're still talking about manually soft-linking every directory in the hopes that the save files will be compatible (have you tested this yet?)
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