ARM / ARM64 / AArch64 linux support

Discussion in 'Suggestions' started by lupine85, Dec 26, 2019.

  1. lupine85

    lupine85 Intergalactic Tourist

    Hi,

    I recently bought Stardew Valley and love it! However, I also recently got a Pinebook Pro ( https://www.pine64.org/pinebook-pro/ ), an aarch64 laptop running linux, which can't run x86/x86_64 linux binaries natively. These kinds of laptops are getting more popular these days - e.g. the Lenovo C630, various chromebooks, etc. Presumably one could include windows aarch64 binaries too, but I'm not familiar with that combination.

    Hopefully, it's easy to compile a set of binaries that work on this architecture, and I'd be eternally grateful if they showed up!

    Thanks,

    /Nick
     
    • lupine85

      lupine85 Intergalactic Tourist

      OK, it turns out this is almost trivial to do. I am in awe, and running Stardew Valley on my Pinebook Pro as we speak.

      I put instructions up at https://ur.gs/post/stardew-valley/ for posterity, but the short version is "Edit `MonoGame.Framework.dll.config` and run `mono StardewValley.exe`.

      It works flawlessly.

      Since it's so easy, maybe that's a good datum in favour of making it officially supported ;)
       
      • fxavier

        fxavier Intergalactic Tourist

        Hi.
        I'm following your tutorial to install it on a Raspberry Pi 4, however I find some differences:
        The files do not have the same structure as you show (there are no files with names starting in mono).
        In addition, when running "mono StardewValley.exe" I get the following error:
        Unhandled Exception:
        System.TypeLoadException: Failure has occurred while loading a type.​

        I am running GOG version 1.4.5.
        Do you have any idea what could be wrong?
         

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