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04107 Save/Restore Minor Always Nov 2, 2010, 21:54 Jan 26, 2011, 13:06
Tester Heihachi_73 View Status Public Platform MAME (Official Binary)
Assigned To etabeta Resolution Fixed OS Windows XP (32-bit)
Status [?] Resolved Driver aristmk4.cpp
Version 0.140 Fixed in Version 0.141u2 Build Normal
Summary 04107: All sets in aristmk4.c: Unable to write save state
Description Upon attempting to save any game's state in this driver, you are given the following message, and an empty [gamename] folder in ./sta

Error: Unable to write save state due to a disk write error. Verify there is enough disk space.

Doesn't affect any other driver I have tested, including 86lions.c and aristmk5.c. This bug possible coincides with the games being promoted to working status, for example, save states work for 'eforest' in 0.133u2.
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Affected Sets / Systems All sets in aristmk4.c
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No.06838
Tafoid
Administrator
Nov 2, 2010, 22:16
edited on: Nov 2, 2010, 23:10
Save States are not guaranteed if it has not been tested by the driver authors and been given the GAME_SUPPORT_SAVE flag. None of the three drivers are set up for saving, so it's not surprising nor it it a reportable bug if it doesn't work.

The only exception to unable to write is if MAME crashes when attempting to save - which it doesn't seem to do here.
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No.06839
Haze
Senior Tester
Nov 2, 2010, 23:55
to be fair, this sounds like a bit of an odd case... it shouldn't be giving that message even if states aren't supported.
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No.07126
etabeta
Developer
Jan 26, 2011, 13:06
array should be allocated before being saved properly...