[Coco] Back to MAME
salvadorgarciav at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 24 13:08:52 EST 2018
Thanks again Tim!
I think I'll take Richard Cavell's advice and read the documentation. Setting writeconig to 1 had no effect.
In fact, when I used the MAME GUI to set the Skip game info screen option to ON and saved the configuration (after setting writeconfig to 1 in mamae.ini) the CoCo emulator came up with out the info screen, but when I exited MAME and came back, this option would be at OFF again and opening mame.ini with a text editor revealed that the writecnfig setting was back to 0.
Really weird, but I am sure that it has something to do with how I am using MAME. I'll follow up when I have more info and understanding about how MAME works. Again, thanks for your help. Salvador
On Sunday, December 23, 2018, 11:05:46 AM CST, tim lindner <tlindner at macmess.org> wrote:
On Sat, Dec 22, 2018 at 5:23 PM Salvador Garcia via Coco
<coco at maltedmedia.com> wrote:
> When I configure an option using the MAME GUI, it works just fine; however,
> when I exit MAME and come back in, the setting that I configured is gone
> and the default value is back. How can I configure a sticky option? Thanks! Salvador
Start MAME with the -createconfig option. It will launch and exit.
This will create a MAME.INI that has all of the default options in a
Edit MAME.INI and change the option of writeconfig to 1.
This will write changes you make in the GUI back to the config file.
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