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"No games parsed" with Hyperspin DATFILE for PS1?

Posted: 03 Jul 2013, 20:06
by Tormentor667
Hey Micha,

most of the DATFILES from Hyperspin (http://hyperlist.hyperspin-fe.com/) work pretty fine so far, but I am running into troubles with the DATFILE for Playstation 1 when trying to import them. My ECC2 says

"No games parsed. Maybe a wrong datfile or it does not contain CRC values"

Considering that the file is directly and official from HyperSpin, I guess the file is right. I attached it to this post, maybe it helps.

Best regards,
Dan

Re: "No games parsed" with Hyperspin DATFILE for PS1?

Posted: 03 Jul 2013, 20:09
by Tormentor667
Sorry for the double post, but the same issue appears also for GameCube games, the DAT file is attached. What's very serious here is the fact that the filenames in the XML and the filenames in the folder are perfectly identical, and still, nothing actually happens, the same message appears.

Beyond, for some reason, the EmuMovies search doesn't work for my GameCube games as well (images and stuff). Any suggestions concerning the naming conventions? It's actually as suggested by "Hyperspin" (which is Good or No-Intro afaik).

Re: "No games parsed" with Hyperspin DATFILE for PS1?

Posted: 03 Jul 2013, 21:30
by DerMicha75
Hi

The problem is, that both XML does not contain CRC values (as the dialog says). Look at this example:

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<game image="0" index="true" name="007 - Agent Under Fire (USA)">
<description>007 - Agent Under Fire (USA)</description>
<cloneof/>
here vomes the crc (or not)

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[b]<crc/>[/b]
and continued...

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<manufacturer>Electronic Arts</manufacturer>
<year>2002</year>
<genre>Action</genre>
<rating>ESRB - T (Teen)</rating>
<enabled>Yes</enabled>
</game>
With CRC it would be something like this:

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<crc>AB6786EF</crc>
So at the moment ECC2 gives no match. I plan to add more naming options (for instance PS1 is only name based since calculationg CRC is not really possible since the ISOs have more than 1 file inside).

Micha

Re: "No games parsed" with Hyperspin DATFILE for PS1?

Posted: 04 Jul 2013, 22:29
by Tormentor667
DerMicha75 wrote:So at the moment ECC2 gives no match. I plan to add more naming options (for instance PS1 is only name based since calculationg CRC is not really possible since the ISOs have more than 1 file inside).
Exactly what I would have suggested. :) So when do you think can people expect this addition? It would be awesomely helpful to import collected data instead of adding it manually you know.

Re: "No games parsed" with Hyperspin DATFILE for PS1?

Posted: 05 Jul 2013, 23:30
by DerMicha75
I added this on my list.

Problem/Situation: Its summer, and I prefer sitting outside my house and drink beer instead of programming. So pray for bad wheather (please not!!!!!)

Micha

Re: "No games parsed" with Hyperspin DATFILE for PS1?

Posted: 07 Jul 2013, 18:19
by Tormentor667
DerMicha75 wrote:Problem/Situation: Its summer, and I prefer sitting outside my house and drink beer instead of programming. So pray for bad wheather (please not!!!!!)
Don't consider this as a problem, especially that we had the worst summer ever so far here in Germany ;)