Asking for emulator directory even when emulator is installed through Retroarch
#1
It does this with NES for me, I have not tested others, except PS1, which does not launch games that are added. This is in addition to controller issues with a wired 360.

In the mean time is there a directory to where FCEU for example is installed?

I suspect I will have to wait until a later release.
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#2
Huh? This is nothing to do with the cores retro arch installs, retroplayer looks for them in completely different places and treats them as addons so they need additional xml metadata. I you install them through the provided repository, everything should work, assuming you have built from garbears source or are using one of the pre-built solutions. Some of the cores require additional files providing (such as the PS1 cores) although this isn't clear from the interface and only shows up in the debug log.
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#3
I should have been more clear, I'm using the OpenELEC+Retroplayer 4.0.0 prebuilt from May, and for example I have an NES emulator installed through the repository, but when I go to create a config file through the Rom Collection Browser it does not prompt me for Retroarch to take care of it. As for the PS1 I will look at that.
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#4
Ahh, I've not tried working with RCB on a retroplayer build. I've not seen it mentioned if the current retroplayer branch actually supports the options that RCB used on previous versions to use the builtin player.
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#5
So yea how do you get games going on such a build then without RCB?
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#6
I just added a source under the new Games menu that pointed to a Roms folder. It then asks which core out of those that claim to support roms with that files extension to use to play the rom when you select one. I believe you can also use the file manager though I haven't used that method personally.
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#7
The main goal of the retroplayer implementation in XBMCs core was that it just works. you dont need RCB, you can just "play" any rom from the files section/library as if it was a movie.
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#8
Alright I will try that. Which build should I use: this one? http://xbmcnightlybuilds.com/openelec-re...-download/

or the x86_64 listed here: http://forum.xbmc.org/showthread.php?tid=173361

or does something else altogether work optimally?
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#9
I went with compiling from source. How long does this take?
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#10
Quite a while and will depend on how fast your system is and what options you started make with.
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#11
now just a matter of getting it all on a usb stick
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