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Offline schnappy

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GDI Set Missing From TOSEC Release
« on: June 28, 2013, 04:55:11 PM »
Hey,
It seems that previously GDI files shipped with the big TOSEC release, but the latest release does not have them? There are cue files for other -ISO systems, but no GDI's.

Is it possible to publish a GDI pack?

Thanks



Offline Maddog

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Re: GDI Set Missing From TOSEC Release
« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2013, 01:11:31 PM »
Cassiel might be able to do this for the next pack I suppose...

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Re: GDI Set Missing From TOSEC Release
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2013, 07:13:57 AM »
Fulfilling my own request here. Missing about ~4-5 sets according to CLR.

https://mega.co.nz/#!aIVnnQpS!avRaiAqc1eJNfqHG89UR83vQhzBTup7QXc8wMYRkMHg

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Re: GDI Set Missing From TOSEC Release
« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2013, 12:44:33 PM »
Thanks, i thought they were also included in the latest pack. Maddog do you have them? I can put the current ones online until the next release is out.

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Re: GDI Set Missing From TOSEC Release
« Reply #4 on: July 23, 2013, 02:53:12 PM »
There is a reason for this.....

The CUEs are distributed within the release pack because as soon as a ISO format image is renamed, the corresponding CUE WILL need to be replaced. Since the ISO name is included in the CUE as text (and this will need to be updated too) suddenly BANG, you have a new file with a new CRC32/MD5 every time the name is amended. Pain in the ass. So... the CUE files are included for convenience.

GDI/IMG/other format images don't suffer from this. If Maddog for example updates a bunch of Dreamcast game names with a new flag say, the GDI's remain perfectly valid. They will simply be renamed by your ROM Manager/Tool of choice like any other file.