This is a follow-up for Pdc does not retain timestamps of files when copying them from source to pdx
Now that pdc retains timestamps of source files when generating a pdx, this can be used by the simulator to improve transfer speeds to device
rsyncor similar behavior to only upload files which differ between device and development workstation.
- Reduce time spent waiting for data disk to (un)mount and running the game. Perhaps increase the polling rate?
- use a blocklist to prevent files to be uploaded which are used by simulator only. For my current C project, the majority of time is spent transferring dylib and dSym files
This script is much faster than simulator in running the game after transfer, and can be used as inspiration: https://github.com/ninovanhooff/Crazy-Gravity-Playdate/blob/main/quickinstall.sh
Note the comment in the script about the --size-only parameter. This was needed because timetstamp info was not available. Now that it is fixed, it should be possible to remove this argument