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Re: Openarena and ioquake3 problem

Thank you Hans, you did a really, really good job! All people here
should appreciate it!
I have one suggestion though. You've made a patch not to be asked by
openarena for cdkey. It could be combined with another patch. When
trying to connect to any server, in terminal could be read:

Resolving authorize.quake3arena.com
authorize.quake3arena.com resolved to

It's no use, because it even doesn't try to authorize the game then
(which is a correct behaviour). In extreme example this useless
resolving could slow down connecting to server.
I wouldn't label this fix as must-do though.
Anyway, thanks for fixes you've made once again!

11-01-08, Hans de Goede <j w r degoede hhs nl> napisał(a):
> Michał Bentkowski wrote:
> > Hi!
> >
> > Following Hans's suggestion in bug [1], I decided to make openarena
> > work using quake3 engine available in repo. Everything seemed to work
> > good, I even built the package in rawhide (but it's been already
> > untagged) when it turned out that multiplayer is unplayable
> > .
> > First of all, quake3's openarena doesn't look for servers on
> > dpmaster.deathmask.net master server (which is the right one for it)
> > but the default one *even* if I explictly set sv_master1 parameter.
> > But it's not a big problem at all. The much worse thing is that
> > quake3's openarena just quits when I type known IP address of a
> > server. It leaves following messages:
> >
> Good news, I've had some time to work on this and I've made several small
> patches for the generic ioquake3 to make it play well together with openarena.
> A build for devel is on its way here:
> http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=342449
> Grep the srpm there and rebuild for F-8, or download the pre build rpms for devel.
> The correct command to start openarena is:
> quake3 +set fs_homepath $HOME/.openarena +set fs_game baseoa +set cl_master
> dpmaster.deathmask.net
> Assuming that ~/.openarena has already been created and populated by the
> current openarena launcher script.
> Regards,
> Hans
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Michał Bentkowski
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