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Please add .UNF extension to the list of allowed files

Posted: Mon Dec 23, 2013 2:04 pm
by socram8888
.NES is allowed, so I think .UNF should be allowed too.

Re: Please add .UNF extension to the list of allowed files

Posted: Mon Dec 23, 2013 2:31 pm
by tepples
I've added .unf extension and a few others. Now I need a ROM that plays "The Terrible Secret of Space", called "pak_chooie.unf".

Re: Please add .UNF extension to the list of allowed files

Posted: Tue Dec 24, 2013 4:45 am
by socram8888
Thank you tepples :)

Re: Please add .UNF extension to the list of allowed files

Posted: Sat Jan 04, 2014 11:53 am
by Dwedit
How about adding .IPS next?

Re: Please add .UNF extension to the list of allowed files

Posted: Sat Jan 04, 2014 11:56 am
by tepples
For extensions in a category that did not exist, I first have to add the category ("Patch files"). What other patch formats in this category are desired?

Re: Please add .UNF extension to the list of allowed files

Posted: Sat Jan 04, 2014 12:51 pm
by Dwedit
IPS, UPS, XDELTA, BPS, anything else?
As for what is actually used, IPS is by far used the most, since many patches don't need to move data around.

edit: List of all patching tools from Romhacking.net: http://www.romhacking.net/?page=utiliti ... lsearch=Go

File extensions:
.ips
.xdelta3
.bps (beat)
.bdf (bdiff)
.pat/.ffp (fileflower patch)
.ups
.ppf (playstation patch format)
.jfp (just F patch)
.rup (NINJA patch)
.gdiff

Re: Please add .UNF extension to the list of allowed files

Posted: Sat Jan 04, 2014 1:33 pm
by koitsu
I've added support for these extensions, under the extension group called "Patch Files".

Attached a test .ips file just as proof.

Re: Please add .UNF extension to the list of allowed files

Posted: Mon Mar 24, 2014 5:59 am
by rainwarrior
Can I request the .py file extension? I use python to build simple tools for working with NES code sometimes and they might be helpful to share. (Is there a security risk with .py or is everything just disallowed by default?)

Re: Please add .UNF extension to the list of allowed files

Posted: Mon Mar 24, 2014 6:04 am
by tepples
is everything just disallowed by default?
Correct; it's a whitelist. But py.zip should be fine because it sees only the extension of the outermost container.

Re: Please add .UNF extension to the list of allowed files

Posted: Mon Mar 24, 2014 9:08 am
by koitsu
Rephrased: the forum software only looks at everything past the last dot found in the filename. ("Container"? Damn Python freaks... ;P) And yes, by default nothing is permitted. I can't find a good screenshot of the control panel that controls this (all the stuff I find is either outdated or obfuscated or in a foreign language) else I'd show you and you'd understand the UI/model a bit better.

I've added the following extensions as permissible:

.py
.php
.bmp
.dmg
.lha
.lzh

Re: Please add .UNF extension to the list of allowed files

Posted: Mon Mar 24, 2014 12:04 pm
by rainwarrior
Thanks!

Re: Please add .UNF extension to the list of allowed files

Posted: Fri May 02, 2014 7:47 am
by rainwarrior
Could you add .nesproject files for NESICIDE?

Re: Please add .UNF extension to the list of allowed files

Posted: Fri May 02, 2014 8:49 am
by cpow
rainwarrior wrote:Could you add .nesproject files for NESICIDE?
Beat me to it. :beer:

Re: Please add .UNF extension to the list of allowed files

Posted: Fri May 02, 2014 10:45 am
by tepples
Is there a spec for .nesproject files? I'm trying to find why not to just zip them.

Re: Please add .UNF extension to the list of allowed files

Posted: Fri May 02, 2014 10:46 am
by koitsu
I've added .nesproject (for Tepples: I added it to "Downloadable Files" because it's the only description/section/behaviour that makes the most sense for what it is. I didn't want to add it to Plain Text, etc...)