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Re: Wesnoth 1.13.10 (1.14 beta 2)

Postby Tad_Carlucci » January 2nd, 2018, 3:13 pm

@axiomatic Works in current master.

There has been a lot of work on DiD since 1.13.10. If you can, please upgrade to the current master and re-test.

For future reference: This sort of issue is best entered as the Github Issue, it will get faster attention.
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Re: Wesnoth 1.13.10 (1.14 beta 2)

Postby Wussel » January 3rd, 2018, 12:48 pm

Can we go 1.14.1 now?
Is anybody still working on something?
Or are we waiting to get beta for a full year? Maybe a beta 3? Just kidding.
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Re: Wesnoth 1.13.10 (1.14 beta 2)

Postby Tad_Carlucci » January 3rd, 2018, 2:14 pm

No, we're going to do 1.14.0, first. To get there, though, we need to finish testing.

Yes, there are several people still working hard, and progress is made almost every day. A few have been making a lot of changes to the mainline campaigns. This is not so much "for" 1.14 as they're not on the critical path, so they're using the time to improve things while the critical path is worked by subject-matter specialists. In recent weeks, DiD has been getting a lot of attention.

At present, we're working on bugs in the MP and Addons servers.

/s (back at ya): We could push out a release at any time, if you do not mind giving up MP and Addons.

At its heart, the issue is that "normal players" rarely test things opting, instead, to wait for an "official" release. Unfortunately, that means that most testing is done by the programmers making the changes. That often means the testing is directed at the specific change and its effect upon other areas is left untested. "Normal" players don't have those blinders on and provide better results.

So, if you're impatient for progress toward the next "official" release, and don't want to help with the programming itself, the best thing you can do is download the testing version (or, better yet, download the current master and compile it yourself), play as normal, and let us know what doesn't work.
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Re: Wesnoth 1.13.10 (1.14 beta 2)

Postby SigurdFireDragon » January 3rd, 2018, 11:26 pm

Axiomatic wrote:I found a problem of this release in campaign "Descent_into_Darkness", scenario "A_Small_Favor_—_Part_2".
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Tad_Carlucci wrote:@axiomatic Works in current master.

There has been a lot of work on DiD since 1.13.10. If you can, please upgrade to the current master and re-test.


Yes, this was one of the fixes that was done since 1.13.10.
To be able to continue playing DiD on 1.13.10, place the attached file in the following location in your Wesnoth 1.13.10 installation directory:

data/campaigns/Descent_Into_Darkness/utils

overwriting the existing macros.cfg file. Then start Wesnoth and restart the scenario.
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Re: Wesnoth 1.13.10 (1.14 beta 2)

Postby Xara » January 11th, 2018, 4:38 am

Seems that purple side's AI have some problem.
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Re: Wesnoth 1.13.10 (1.14 beta 2)

Postby Pentarctagon » January 11th, 2018, 5:54 am

Xara wrote:Seems that purple side's AI have some problem.
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This has already been fixed in master, and will be in the next release :)
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Re: Wesnoth 1.13.10 (1.14 beta 2)

Postby Sadaharu » January 17th, 2018, 12:00 am

About releases… I was checking the repository for Mint and found this post by a DarrenG in the comments, dating from November 2015:

I am seriously addicted to this game. but version 1.10.7 came out in 2013! if you want version 1.12 or 1.13 check out http://community.linuxmint.com/tutorial/view/2199


It remains unfixed (I checked). Is there… is there anything that can be done to fix it, i.e. uploading a new version? People keep downloading the old BfW 1.10 and complain about bugs from the time.

If you need a grunt, well… I haven't ever compiled or uploaded a game, but once the next stable version (1.14.?) comes out, if somebody promises to hold my hand, I might give it a try (the timing depends on RL e.g. university finals).
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Re: Wesnoth 1.13.10 (1.14 beta 2)

Postby Pentarctagon » January 17th, 2018, 1:13 am

Sadaharu wrote:About releases… I was checking the repository for Mint and found this post by a DarrenG in the comments, dating from November 2015:

I am seriously addicted to this game. but version 1.10.7 came out in 2013! if you want version 1.12 or 1.13 check out http://community.linuxmint.com/tutorial/view/2199


It remains unfixed (I checked). Is there… is there anything that can be done to fix it, i.e. uploading a new version? People keep downloading the old BfW 1.10 and complain about bugs from the time.

If you need a grunt, well… I haven't ever compiled or uploaded a game, but once the next stable version (1.14.?) comes out, if somebody promises to hold my hand, I might give it a try (the timing depends on RL e.g. university finals).


The current version of Wesnoth available for Ubuntu 16.04 and later is 1.12, so people would only still be downloading 1.10 if they were on 14.04. The PPA that those instructions link to hasn't been updated since 1.13.8 as well. Obviously that's not ideal, but as far as I know nobody on the Wesnoth team is part of or responsible for how any linux distro packages Wesnoth, so the most anybody(whether they're a developer or a user) can do is poke the people who are in charge of packaging Wesnoth and ask that they update to a more recent version.

That said, if you want 1.13 and are on Ubuntu 16.04 or a derivative distro(like Mint 18.x), getting the very latest 1.13.x code and compiling it yourself is very simple, though the first time through might take quite a while to complete. I posted the instructions here on the previous page.
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Re: Wesnoth 1.13.10 (1.14 beta 2)

Postby Sadaharu » January 17th, 2018, 1:30 am

Hmmmm… poking people, eh? If they are on the linuxmint.com forums I could prod them.
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Re: Wesnoth 1.13.10 (1.14 beta 2)

Postby Pentarctagon » Today, 2:57 am

Sadaharu wrote:Hmmmm… poking people, eh? If they are on the linuxmint.com forums I could prod them.


The PPA that has Wesnoth's development releases says to send questions and comments to the people listed here, so I'd guess that you'd need to either message them on Launchpad or send them an email.
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Re: Wesnoth 1.13.10 (1.14 beta 2)

Postby Eagle_11 » Today, 2:38 pm

Got this error whilst running two AI fight it out. Any idea what the reason can be ?
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Re: Wesnoth 1.13.10 (1.14 beta 2)

Postby Pentarctagon » Today, 2:50 pm

Eagle_11 wrote:Got this error whilst running two AI fight it out. Any idea what the reason can be ?
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It's a known bug which has been fixed in master, so that won't happen in the next release.
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