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Offline NLS

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Get total file sizes (and other info) from dats?
« on: April 13, 2018 - 13:41:33 »
I may be missing something obvious, but I wonder if there is any tool (or way) to read dats and exctract information from them like total file sizes or other fields that are nowadays added in the dats and give extra information (like a dump's origin).


If there is no such tool, it is definitely something useful.


Maybe functionality to add to upcoming RV?

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Re: Get total file sizes (and other info) from dats?
« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2018 - 14:15:03 »
CMP can create HTML reports (have/miss sets and roms, size should and size you miss).
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Re: Get total file sizes (and other info) from dats?
« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2018 - 14:21:57 »
Hi,

I use Datinate ([You are not allowed to view links] Register or Login) to check sizes and so on at dat level. Just be aware that some files do not have sizes in dat files (many chds for example)

Notepad++ if need to check further data or edit

Romvault already displays many info at rom/file level (tags, ...)

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Re: Get total file sizes (and other info) from dats?
« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2018 - 14:57:33 »
DATinate is not bad. I actually had that already and forgot about it. :D
(which is what happens with things that stop getting developed)


It hits some weird limits when folders are too many (for example it cannot even parse complete TOSEC-ISO).



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Re: Get total file sizes (and other info) from dats?
« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2018 - 17:21:23 »
I get to hock my wares again. SabreTools can do combined statistics including total uncompressed size which seems to be what you're asking for, unless I am more tired than I thought.
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Re: Get total file sizes (and other info) from dats?
« Reply #5 on: April 13, 2018 - 17:49:17 »
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DATinate is not bad. I actually had that already and forgot about it. :D
Can't get it to run here on W10 64bit.

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Re: Get total file sizes (and other info) from dats?
« Reply #6 on: April 13, 2018 - 20:01:20 »
Strange... it's ok with W10 64bit on my PC. (datinate 1.2.3)
Requirements: .NET Framework 4.0 or higher

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Re: Get total file sizes (and other info) from dats?
« Reply #7 on: April 27, 2018 - 07:01:32 »
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Hi,

I use Datinate ([You are not allowed to view links] Register or Login) to check sizes and so on at dat level. Just be aware that some files do not have sizes in dat files (many chds for example)

Notepad++ if need to check further data or edit

Romvault already displays many info at rom/file level (tags, ...)

I also use notepad++, mainly for finding dats with incorrect  sizes, specially wod redux. (many have wrong size)

search entire dat collection (just dats not roms) for various crc's or sha1's, compare against known good dats with roms that have already been successfully verified against (mostly from mame or mess sl)
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Re: Get total file sizes (and other info) from dats?
« Reply #8 on: April 28, 2018 - 04:14:39 »
The Beta version of RV does have a separate DAT reader .dll, which could be used stand alone.
And also a DAT processor, to Split / Merge..... (even from an -xmllist from mame.)
Which is also stand alone.

So when the next source is release, all this will be available.