[ios/tvos] no core downloader?

Grabbed the latest from buildbot but there is no core downloader “download a core” option. Its enabled to show in the config but im not seeing it. Any help?

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iOS doesn’t support the core downloader. The nightly has the current versions of all available cores.

@trotsky40 it no longer supports it? Used to be able to, or at least when jailbroken. Could add cores manually too but cant anymore

On non-jailbroken devices, the downloader didn’t work (it downloaded the core but didn’t install it) and you couldn’t manually add cores either. The function was removed in this commit: https://github.com/libretro/RetroArch/commit/c748b3d065af15bcb54d966411ed358894377c5e

I don’t have any experience with jailbroken devices but I assume you still manually load them from here: http://buildbot.libretro.com/nightly/apple/ios-arm64/latest/

Hmm darn, wish there were a “jailbroken” version then, unless its broke in general. I am currently jailbroken but cant add manually anymore. Just curious, when a new core is added, like mupen, how are you supposed to get it(for non jailbroken devices)? Also, thanks for the info

The nightly IPA has all available (and update cores). When mupen gets added (waiting for that one as well), It will get added to the next nightly. Load up the nightly and your cores are up to date.

Oof. Yah i will miss core downloader and manual adding. Hopefully @Weedy_Weed_Smoker is ok and can get it into his build somehow. Anyway, thanks

Just curious what good is “install or restore a core” anymore? Why not remove that too

@trotsky40 just tried again in 1.9.2. Seems(at least when jailbroken) i am able to manually add to the cores folder, Including @Weedy_Weed_Smoker’s mupen core!! Not sure if the same is true when not jailbroken…now back to dk64

Just to come back to this real quick, seems all that needs to be done is to have the cores signed first, then added to buildbot right? Or am i missing something?