How to change game description?

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How to change game description?

Post by HvE » Sat Dec 04, 2010 11:38 am

Hello, I have finally began learning libnds coding, and it's mostly working out fine. However, I have a question.
How do you change the description of the nds file?

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Re: How to change game description?

Post by ritz » Wed Dec 08, 2010 4:28 pm

I believe the intended way is to set some variables in the Makefile. Example:

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GAME_TITLE	:=	Awesome DS Program
GAME_SUBTITLE1	:=	www.devkitpro.org
GAME_SUBTITLE2	:=	www.drunkencoders.com
These are then used by the rules when calling ndstool.exe

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Re: How to change game description?

Post by Rexhunter99 » Sat Dec 11, 2010 12:04 pm

ritz wrote:I believe the intended way is to set some variables in the Makefile. Example:

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GAME_TITLE	:=	Awesome DS Program
GAME_SUBTITLE1	:=	www.devkitpro.org
GAME_SUBTITLE2	:=	www.drunkencoders.com
These are then used by the rules when calling ndstool.exe
From what I can tell looking at Makefile and ds_rules, you cant set it in Makefile because they are passed to ndstool during ds_rules :/
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Re: How to change game description?

Post by zeromus » Sat Dec 11, 2010 12:34 pm

why would you ask a question like that??? its pretty pathetic.
ask this question instead:

"I tried what you said, since it only took 2 seconds, and it worked. I don't understand why. perhaps you could explain it."

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Re: How to change game description?

Post by ritz » Sun Dec 12, 2010 4:33 am

Rexhunter99 wrote:From what I can tell looking at Makefile and ds_rules, you cant set it in Makefile because they are passed to ndstool during ds_rules :/
I can't look at ds_rules where I am right now, but I'm pretty sure it goes something like:
If GAME_TITLE isn't set by you, then use these ones here in ds_rules.

In other words, your Makefile ones will override the ds_rules ones.

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Re: How to change game description?

Post by Rexhunter99 » Sun Dec 12, 2010 10:25 pm

ritz wrote:
Rexhunter99 wrote:From what I can tell looking at Makefile and ds_rules, you cant set it in Makefile because they are passed to ndstool during ds_rules :/
I can't look at ds_rules where I am right now, but I'm pretty sure it goes something like:
If GAME_TITLE isn't set by you, then use these ones here in ds_rules.

In other words, your Makefile ones will override the ds_rules ones.
Hmmm... odd my ds_rules doesnt have any if/then/else in it for that... anyways I added them to fix that up so I was probably wrong in other peoples cases and revoke my post XD
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Re: How to change game description?

Post by zeromus » Mon Dec 13, 2010 2:57 am

you should probably upgrade to the latest toolchain before querying people that will assume youre on the latest toolchain

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Re: How to change game description?

Post by Rexhunter99 » Mon Dec 13, 2010 11:21 am

zeromus wrote:you should probably upgrade to the latest toolchain before querying people that will assume youre on the latest toolchain
Was this directed at me? If so then I do have the most up-to-date version of devkitPro, I checked for updates 2 days ago and there were none (though it demanded that I install the PSP toolchain :P)
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Re: How to change game description?

Post by zeromus » Mon Dec 13, 2010 6:41 pm

thats quite strange. your ds_rules seems to have mutated then. maybe you should post it in case it has sprouted any other unfavourable mutations.

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Re: How to change game description?

Post by Rexhunter99 » Mon Dec 13, 2010 9:59 pm

zeromus wrote:thats quite strange. your ds_rules seems to have mutated then. maybe you should post it in case it has sprouted any other unfavourable mutations.
I'm not having any problems with it, the examples all compile and run fine on my DS. But I suppose I can upload it for your benefit when I get home from work today.
Btw I do not appreciate being talked to the way you are zeromus.
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