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ID Category [?] Severity [?] Reproducibility Date Submitted Last Update
06515 Core Minor Always 16 days ago 16 days ago
Tester rcoltrane View Status Public Platform MAME (Official Binary)
Assigned To Resolution No change required OS Windows 10 (64-bit)
Status [?] Closed   Driver
Version 0.183 Fixed in Version Build 64-bit
Summary 06515: -: Multiple errors when running mame64.exe - Unable to parse plugin definition file
Description When you run mame64 straight from Windows Explorer, it starts popping up several plugin error messages such as these:

Unable to parse plugin definition file plugins\coro-channel\plugin.json. Errors returned:
Missing a name for object member

Unable to parse plugin definition file plugins\coro-channel\plugin.json. Errors returned:
Missing a name for object member

Unable to parse plugin definition file plugins\coro-http\plugin.json. Errors returned:
Missing a name for object member

Unable to parse plugin definition file plugins\coro-net\plugin.json. Errors returned:
Missing a name for object member

Unable to parse plugin definition file plugins\coro-tls\plugin.json. Errors returned:
Missing a name for object member

Unable to parse plugin definition file plugins\coro-wrapper\plugin.json. Errors returned:
Missing a name for object member

Unable to parse plugin definition file plugins\http-codec\plugin.json. Errors returned:
Missing a name for object member

Unable to parse plugin definition file plugins\mime\plugin.json. Errors returned:
Missing a name for object member

Unable to parse plugin definition file plugins\path\plugin.json. Errors returned:
Missing a name for object member

Unable to parse plugin definition file plugins\pretty-print\plugin.json. Errors returned:
Missing a name for object member

Unable to parse plugin definition file plugins\querystring\plugin.json. Errors returned:
Missing a name for object member

Unable to parse plugin definition file plugins\weblit\plugin.json. Errors returned:
Missing a name for object member

Unable to parse plugin definition file plugins\webserver\plugin.json. Errors returned:
Missing a name for object member

Unable to parse plugin definition file plugins\websocket-codec\plugin.json. Errors returned:
Missing a name for object member

And then it enters normally at the UI menu.
Steps To Reproduce Just execute mame64 (0.183) straight through Windows 10 file explorer.
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No.13688
Haze
(Senior Tester)
16 days ago
sounds like you're using a broken distribution.

I seem to recall you posting bugs in the past due to a broken distribution.
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No.13689
B2K24
(Moderator)
16 days ago
I definitely can't reproduce this on Windows 10 (64-bit). I suggest you download from mamedev.org and extract into an empty folder. Create a fresh mame.ini and go from there.
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No.13690
crazyc
(Developer)
16 days ago
All of those plugins were removed some time ago. Delete them to silence the errors.