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Retroarch & Launchbox...closing when I lock the screen?


8bitp1xelz
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If I use Retroarch through Launchbox, everything works fine other than when I lock my device with a game running, Retroarch is put in the background & the game is closed, resulting in it restarting when I bring Retroarch back up from idle.

If I use Retroarch standalone, it doesn't do this...

Is there a fix for this? It's not a huge huge deal, but I do like to be able to lock my device by hitting the power button to 'pause' something I'm playing so I can quickly go back to it later.

 

Thanks for any help provided!!

 

Edit: Would also like to add that I turned off battery optimization for both Retroarch and Launchbox and it didn't seem to help.

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Thanks for the report. We changed the way we launch RetroArch for the 1.2 release in order to fix the issue of launching a game after a previous game was launched and RetroArch hasn't exited (it would just show the previous game instead of the newly launched game). It sounds like this is a side effect of that. I'll probably add an option in the emulator settings to choose which functionality you want for the next release.

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