nds-bootstrap is an application that allows the usage of Nintendo DS/DSi Homebrew and ROMs through the SD card of the Nintendo DSi/3DS, rather than through emulators or flashcarts.
Before reporting a bug, check the compatibility list to see if it has already been reported.
A few questions one can answer:
- How you encountered the bug
- What happens when the bug occurs
- If the bug is reproduce-able, what steps can one take in order to get there.
Firstly, if you want to self compile, check travis and see if it can compile successfully.
To self-compile this you will need devkitPro with the devkitARM toolchain, plus the necessary tools and libraries. DevkitPro includes
dkp-pacman for easy installation of all components:
$ dkp-pacman -Syu devkitARM general-tools dstools ndstool libnds libfat-nds
Once all that is downloaded and installed,
git clone this repository, navigate to the folder, and run
make to compile nds-bootstrap. If there is an error, let us know.
In order to use this, you'll need to get a frontend: