How do you delete files?

Discussion in 'Other Flashing Hardware & Software' started by Quay Cur, Aug 23, 2006.

  1. Quay Cur
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    Quay Cur Advanced Member

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    I'm pretty sure I've read of people deleting files directly from the G6 Lite using the DS. File rearrangement seems familiar, too, but that may be my imagination running wild.

    If you can delete files using the DS can someone please tell me how? I only ask because I have a Mac and it puts those damn ._"your file name here" duplicate files all over it. They don't take up space or anything, it's just real annoying.
     
  2. outphase

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    I'm not sure where you've read that, but you can't delete files while on the DS.
     
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    I dunno if DSOrganise works on the G6, but if so, then it's possible (through the built-in browser)
     
  4. Quay Cur
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    crap. i had a feeling i was just wanting to believe you could. oh well.

    Edit: Maybe it was G6 saying "file/rom can be deleted in random order" that got me thinking that.
     
  5. junfeng85

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    its possible but you'll have to wait for ds organised to support g6 lite. G6 released their fat lib for homebrew makers to work on. Meanwhile maybe you can try ds linux? I'm think the could be an option somewhere to letting you edit files
     
  6. pubjoe

    pubjoe GBAtemp Regular

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    As I understand...

    Deleting (accessing) external files stored on the flashcart requires FAT access.

    There are no programs (so far) that have G6 fat access.

    Even if there was a (hacked-for-flashcarts) version of linux or DSOrganise that would run on the G6, they would only work with embedded files and would not allow file access.

    There are 4 possibilities/hopes:

    - A developer writes a program specifically for the G6 (unlikely, but you never know)
    - Someone compiles a G6 version of an open-source filemanager program using the FATlib that G6 released (I'm surprised after all the begging for the fat lib, no-one has done this for ANY program yet).
    - The G6 team release the source to go with their fat lib, then it can be easily added to chism's fat lib - then all homebrew could easily support G6.
    - The fat lib is reverse engineered (is that the right word?) by a coder to allow addition to chism's fat lib - difficult, but then ALL homebrew could easily support G6.

    Dragonminded (author of DSOrganise) has said that he won't add support unless G6 is added to chism's fat lib..
    To quote his weblog: