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#1 throwingks

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Posted 26 February 2007 - 03:19 PM

What it is:
DLDI is a Dynamically Linked Device Interface for libfat. Basically what that means is if a homebrew app is coded in FAT, in can be patched to be compatible with your specific device if a DLDI has been released by the manufacturer.

Where to get it:
Chism has a DLDI page with all of the released libraries in 1 place.
http://chishm.drunkencoders.com/DLDI/

What to do:
1st download the Patching Software (dlditool) for your PCs OS. I use WinXP so I downloaded the Win32 GUI, there are also Linux and MacOS X patchers available.
2nd download the DLDI Device Patch for your device. I have a DS-Xtreme so I downloaded the DS-X DLDI (dsx.dldi).
3rd download the homebrew app to be patched. In this case I patched DSOrganize 2.5
http://www.dragonmin...sdev/DSOrganize

Extract the DLDI patcher and patch to the same directory.
For Example - C:\NDS\dlditool-win32-gui\
Extract the Homebrew Application to be patched to a different directory.
For Example - C:\NDS\DSOrganize_2_5\

Now open the patcher tool (C:\NDS\dlditool-win32-gui\dlditool32.exe).
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Click the 3 dots and browse for your dldi. It should be in the same directory as the patcher tool (C:\NDS\dlditool-win32-gui\dlditool32.exe).
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Click the 3 dots to browse for your binary file (nds) file.
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If your screen has both fields filled in correctly, you are ready to patch. Click the Patch button.
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If everything finishes correctly, you will see 'Patched Successfully' in the dialog box.
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Good job! Copy the newly patched app and its accompanied files to your device. In this case I copied the 'DSOrganize' folder to the root of my DS-X and moved DSOrganize.nds to the 'Apps' folder.
Enjoy!




#2 ILLusions0fGrander

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Posted 03 March 2007 - 05:27 AM

nice... got DSorganize working smile.gif

appreciated.

Edited by ILLusions0fGrander, 03 March 2007 - 05:28 AM.





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