Source or binary?

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    Profile photo of deKay

    Which should I be using for emulator installation? Will one be better optimised than the other?

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    Just use binaries. Quicker and more stable. It’s rarely necessary to update from source unless there is something very specific that you need that the source offers that binaries don’t. Binaries are updated typically when there are any changes of consequence.

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    Will do! Thanks.

    Profile photo of raymate

    How often should we be asking it to check for new binaries?

    If say a new version of Retropie comes out, doing a script and binary check does that update every thing to the new release, or should we just rebuild a new mem card with the new release?

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