So, a DLDI patcher actually running on a DS...

Discussion in 'NDS - ROM Hacking and Translations' started by Stu L Tissimus, Mar 21, 2007.

  1. Stu L Tissimus

    Stu L Tissimus Member

    Feb 5, 2007
    United States
    Okay, I'll fess up. I don't have the programming skills to do this, I'm just throwing the idea around (and hoping somebody picks it up) [​IMG]. But wouldn't it be nice to never have to touch dlditool ever again and just have an NDS app with a file explorer that would apply the patch?

    ....and yet as I type this, I realize how dumb it sounds. [​IMG]
  2. Foolio

    Foolio Advanced Member

    Jan 11, 2005
    United States
    Idaho (GMT-7)
    Actually, I don't think this idea is too bad. Or even better: have something built into your flash card firmware that could patch the DLDI-compatible homebrew on the fly. Each card would have it's own patch built-in so the same homebrew binary would run an any card without patching it first.
  3. Opium

    Opium PogoShell it to me ™

    Former Staff
    Dec 22, 2002
    I'm not sure if it's technically possible, it very well might be though [​IMG]

    It's a good idea, NDS roms are patched on the fly anyway, perhaps there is a way to have homebrew dldi patch on the fly...

    It would be great if something like that could be done.
  4. living-ghost

    living-ghost Advanced Member

    Dec 13, 2006
    Kitchener, Ontario
    I think someone already patched the dlditool to work on dslinux. I found it somewhere on the dslinux forums.

    I would dig up the exact location but I am currently supposed to be programming an artificial intelligence.

    If I remember and no one beats me to it I will dig it up again.
  5. jeklnoo

    jeklnoo GBAtemp Fan

    Oct 20, 2006
    United States