Homebrew Question Batch uninstalling games

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I'm sorry. I don't understand how to use this program. I really need to bulk delete from one of my two SD cards and could really use some help on how to run this on the switch. Thanks for any help you can provide.

I was able to figure this out. I had to follow the instructions here https://devkitpro.org/wiki/devkitPro_pacman for windows to build this as an .nro
Then i was able to put it in the switch folder on my memory card and everything worked great.
 
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Hey all! So I am looking to get rid of a ton of spinning icon games. The switch memory management sees them but for some reason this program does not. It only sees like 93 of the 600 games installed. NOW - They are spread across multiple SD cards but I just want to batch wipe out the games. Any reason this would not be seeing the same games as the regular switch tool sees?
 
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Hey all! So I am looking to get rid of a ton of spinning icon games. The switch memory management sees them but for some reason this program does not. It only sees like 93 of the 600 games installed. NOW - They are spread across multiple SD cards but I just want to batch wipe out the games. Any reason this would not be seeing the same games as the regular switch tool sees?
My app stops scanning if it encounters any issues when scanning a title. I didn't add printing errors to the screen when I made this unfortunately. I can send you a build which will still scan, just won't display size or pictures for the messed up installs.

I made a note of this here https://github.com/ITotalJustice/un...3b23e76707ff79de66000b16be71/src/app.cpp#L415, not sure if I was right, guess I'll find out once you try the build.

Btw, if you can open this as an issue on GitHub, that would be great. I have notifications enabled there and it makes it easier to track stuff
 

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My app stops scanning if it encounters any issues when scanning a title. I didn't add printing errors to the screen when I made this unfortunately. I can send you a build which will still scan, just won't display size or pictures for the messed up installs.

I made a note of this here https://github.com/ITotalJustice/un...3b23e76707ff79de66000b16be71/src/app.cpp#L415, not sure if I was right, guess I'll find out once you try the build.

Btw, if you can open this as an issue on GitHub, that would be great. I have notifications enabled there and it makes it easier to track stuff
Its really weird. I have thousands of icons for my games but your tool only detects 97... so odd/ The nintendo memory management shows all of them correctly. Any ideas? is there a build you can send me to test?
 

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Hey Total!

WONDERFUL!!!!!! SUCCESS!!! BRAVO!!!!

All 2604 games showed up and I am able to bulk delete the corrupted ones. Just shows an icon that says corrupted.

Saved me SOOOOO much time. Well done my friend well done!!!!!
Perfect! thanks for reporting back, glad it fixed your issue. 2604 games! I should probably lazy load the icons for the games as i recon it took quite a while for my app to load haha.

i'll post a new release shortly, will be updated on hb app store soon after.
 

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Perfect! thanks for reporting back, glad it fixed your issue. 2604 games! I should probably lazy load the icons for the games as i recon it took quite a while for my app to load haha.

i'll post a new release shortly, will be updated on hb app store soon after.
The best part was your sorting feature. Just went to the C's and bam, grabbed them all! Congrats!! Well done!!
 
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The best part was your sorting feature. Just went to the C's and bam, grabbed them all! Congrats!! Well done!!
i think i'll add a dedicated button that'll deleted all corrupted installs, if there is any (if not, then the button will be hidden).
Thank you!..

My name suggestions are: «Batch Uninstaller», or «NX Titles Uninstaller», or «Game Deleter», and a sample icon:


Image that was used is royalty free, so I guess it's totally OK to use it under the MIT License.
i forgot to mention, i did end up using your icon for the app, so thanks!
 
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i ended up making the app. it took me a lot longer than expected because i decided to add a gui...although very basic.

https://github.com/ITotalJustice/untitled

example0.jpg


theres no icon for the app atm (or even a name!) so feel free to send a pr if anyone has any suggestions
Nice. Nintendo’s current implementation should look at your example and learn something about taking care of their best customers’ (those with a lot of games) user experience
 

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i think i'll add a dedicated button that'll deleted all corrupted installs, if there is any (if not, then the button will be hidden).

i forgot to mention, i did end up using your icon for the app, so thanks!
That would b a great feature! Let us know when you have a new version up!
 
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