So,smea says homebrew will not automately run faster on N3ds now

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  1. pdapanda
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    https://twitter.com/smealum/status/659101054491951105

    So that means,some homebrews designed for Ninjhax2.1 won’t get speed boost on N3ds 2.5.
    Just tried the lynx emulator,handy3ds.It runs 40fps now on a n3ds.It used to run at over 80FPS on *hax2.1
     
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  2. zac122

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    All that means is that the devs will have to update their stuff. Just be patient and everything will be in working order again.
     
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  3. smealum

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    yeah this is a side-effect of the fact that hax 2.5 handles some stuff (APT) properly where 2.1 completely ignored it.

    as stated in the tweet, all devs have to do is rebuild their app with latest master ctrulib and add osSetSpeedupEnable(true) to their initialization code. they can also toggle the speedup at any time with that same function. (people could make a battery-saver mode for example)

    i tried to make sure people who worked on performance-critical stuff (so emulators for the most part) like endrift, aliaspider and staplebutter updated their stuff in time for 2.5, which i believe they did.
     
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    I had a short conversation with @daxtsu about Wifi Toggle (not working at the moment with Hax 2.5) future development. At the end, @daxtsu suggested me to ask you whether you can add WIFI auto turn off feature option into the payload for future Hax? https://gbatemp.net/threads/release-wifi-toggle.400018/page-2#post-5760182

    Would like to turn off Wifi on home menu to avoid accidentally hit update on Ironfall game. When in HBL turn it on to have access to Eshop. And whenever quit HBL, WIFI is auto turned off.
     
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  5. daxtsu

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    To elaborate on that a bit more, I wasn't sure if that's even possible, but it certainly goes beyond what I as a simple user-land programmer can do, so if it was possible, it'd have to be in the payload/exploit.
     
  6. DiscostewSM

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    That was a good decision for ctrulib, imo. Sure, most of the homebrew happening right now is with emulators, but if we get to the point where they get optimized enough to not need the extra CPU boost, it would be nice not to push the system to do something it doesn't need, therefore saving on battery life.
     
  7. Kurt91

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    So, I'm kind of curious. Does this mean that the RetroArch emulators haven't been set up to use the added boost yet, because they've already been getting better performance on New 3DS systems.
     
  8. DiscostewSM

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    I'm sure they were. It's only now that it's going to be optional rather than automatically enabled.
     
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