Emulator Issues #7388

'Extract Directory...' under the Filesystem tab in Game Properties doesn't work (Wii/GC)

Added by knuckles500 almost 6 years ago.

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Game Name?
All games.

Game ID?
All games.

What's the problem? Describe what went wrong in few words.
Extracting an individual directory with Dolphin's Filesystem tab under the Game Properties window doesn't produce anything when 'Extract Directory...' is clicked. This occurs in both Wii and GC titles, both compressed and uncompressed.

What did you expect to happen instead?
Dolphin should extract the selected directory along with all the files that exist in that directory from the game's file system.

What steps will reproduce the problem?
1. Right click any GameCube or Wii game (not WiiWare) from the game list
2. Click "Properties"
3. When the Properties window appears, click the "Filesystem" tab
4. Right click any directory listed in the file system and click 'Extract Directory..."
5. Choose the directory for your output and click "Select Folder"
6. Check your output directory, the extracted folder will not be there.

Dolphin 3.5 and 3.5-367 are old versions of Dolphin that have
known issues and bugs, so don't report issues about them and test the
latest Dolphin version first.
Which versions of Dolphin did you test on?
Dolphin 4.0-1859 (a0ff868c345296e05646dc4aca4a68af7dcf5aff) - Doesn't work
Dolphin 4.0-652 (c5b1ec3329d47006bfddb381f730ad4310528b00) - Works (although it doesn't extract just the selected directory, it extracts starting from the root and all the directories that lead to the selected directory - only extracting the actual files that exist in the extracted directory. Not sure if this was intentional).

Does using an older version of Dolphin solve your issue? If yes, which
versions of Dolphin used to work?
Yes, Dolphin 4.0-652 (c5b1ec3329d47006bfddb381f730ad4310528b00) works. I'm not sure which revision broke this, but maybe it was around the time of aa3ca6d8ea233be111ee105b74c16188a3d0affc?

What are your PC specifications? (including, but not limited to: Operating
System, CPU and GPU)
OS: Windows 7 Home Premium SP1
GFX Card: NVidia GeForce 680 GTX
CPU: Intel 2500k @ 3.3ghz
MB: Asrock z68 extreme 3 w/ latest BIOS

Are you using the 32 or the 64 bit version of Dolphin?
64 bit

Is there any other relevant information? (e.g. logs, screenshots,
configuration files)


#1 Updated by JMC4789 almost 6 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Accepted

#2 Updated by MayImilae almost 6 years ago

  • Regression set to Yes
  • Milestone set to Current

I'm not sure if anyone cares about this, but this is one of those things that needs to be fixed before a stable build.

#4 Updated by Billiard26 almost 6 years ago

PR 539

#6 Updated by JMC4789 almost 6 years ago

  • Status changed from Accepted to Fixed

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