Warning: Unable to create history.db

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dodgypast
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Warning: Unable to create history.db

Post by dodgypast » Mon May 04, 2020 3:58 am

When I run a game I get this error.

Any ideas how to fix it.

Running on Arch linux.

BabelSoft
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Re: Warning: Unable to create history.db

Post by BabelSoft » Mon May 04, 2020 7:05 am

This is an error output by MAME, not by Negatron, as history.db is a MAME file.
It's just my guess but MAME is surely trying to create it within a folder where it doesn't have the writing rights. Just go to your ui.ini, probably in ~/.mame, and change the entry "historypath" to a different path.

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