[mythtv] Nintendo64 and/or Genesis

Mark Friedgan hubrix at gmail.com
Tue Dec 7 17:27:38 UTC 2004

How hard would it be to abstract away the categorization? I havent had
time to look at that code since the discussion started.

On Tue, 7 Dec 2004 09:23:42 -0800, Ross Campbell
<ross.campbell at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > True, maybe just give a hint on what they could specify.  The only
> > > thing that is a tricky is determining rom information automatically
> > > like mame does.  Maybe we can have helper scripts for that.  Though
> > > rewriteing all the detection code doesn't seem like fun to me.
> I appreciate the extra touches of being able to use catlist.ini for
> MAME and nes.crc to get category information. I like the screenshots.
> I wouldn't want to lost those things.
> Perhaps a 2-part solution would work:
> 1) Full featured emulator support (like MAME, SNES)
> 2) ability to *add* emulators by name, and specify a default
> commandline string as well as a rom directory. At the most basic
> level, "rom figuring out" is just the contents of that directory
> This would allow easy addition of new emulators, or the ability to use
> more than one emulator for the same platform (like snes9x *and* zsnes)
> -Ross

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