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Postby Pablo CZ » August 11th, 2005, 3:24 pm

Hi, how to use that xdelta to upgrade ? Thank you.
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Postby Crow » August 14th, 2005, 2:59 am

Ok, I downloaded xdelta, now how do I use it? Anyone have any command-line examples? Thanks.
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Postby Trantor » August 14th, 2005, 4:14 am

I think you should type xdelta use in a DOS shell, it'll bring you the xdelta help, with all available commands
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Postby HaJo » August 15th, 2005, 3:43 am

Crow wrote:Ok, I downloaded xdelta, now how do I use it?
Anyone have any command-line examples?


xdelta -h : show help

xdelta info 094to095-windows.xdelta : show infos about patchfile

xdelta patch 094to095-windows.xdelta wesnoth-windows-0.9.4.exe : create new wesnoth-version from patchfile and the old version.
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Postby apieceofcake » August 15th, 2005, 3:34 pm

HaJo wrote:
Crow wrote:Ok, I downloaded xdelta, now how do I use it?
Anyone have any command-line examples?


xdelta -h : show help

xdelta info 094to095-windows.xdelta : show infos about patchfile

xdelta patch 094to095-windows.xdelta wesnoth-windows-0.9.4.exe : create new wesnoth-version from patchfile and the old version.


hmm its says the wesnoth-windows-0.9.4.exe not found
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Postby HaJo » August 16th, 2005, 4:15 pm

apieceofcake wrote:
HaJo wrote:
Crow wrote:I downloaded xdelta, ... Anyone have any command-line examples?

xdelta patch 094to095-windows.xdelta wesnoth-windows-0.9.4.exe
: create new wesnoth-version from patchfile and the old version.

hmm its says the wesnoth-windows-0.9.4.exe not found


The above command assumes that the files for the old version (0.9.4) and the xdelta-file are in the same directory.
Otherwise, you would need to give the complete path of these files...
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Thanks!

Postby novafsck » August 30th, 2005, 2:36 am

HaJo wrote:xdelta patch 094to095-windows.xdelta wesnoth-windows-0.9.4.exe : create new wesnoth-version from patchfile and the old version.

Thanks for this!

I was trying to figure out how to update to 0.9.6, and I really just needed a concrete example of the process to point me in the right direction. I think information like this should be added to the FAQ!
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Re: Thanks!

Postby Filin » August 31st, 2005, 8:22 pm

novafsck wrote:I was trying to figure out how to update to 0.9.6, and I really just needed a concrete example of the process to point me in the right direction. I think information like this should be added to the FAQ!


Agreed. I think some explanations on this matter (even if very short) would be useful.
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Postby Justy » September 4th, 2005, 9:49 am

when i try to open the xdelta.exe it opens and a closes right away. Help?
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how?

Postby olodio » September 8th, 2005, 11:23 pm

c'mon guys...just wanna know how to play wesnoth 0.9.7....heeeeeelllpppp.
explain please.
thanks
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Postby Corwin » September 8th, 2005, 11:28 pm

Okay, there are a bunch of threads and tutorials on getting the game to work. If you want it, most systems have a binary package already available for them if you click download at the top of the webpage. You really should provide more information if you want some help. Also, if you are the same person, you should use the same name, at least within the same thread (even if you are a guest).
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Postby craig83 » November 24th, 2009, 9:13 pm

HaJo wrote:
Crow wrote:Ok, I downloaded xdelta, now how do I use it?
Anyone have any command-line examples?


xdelta -h : show help

xdelta info 094to095-windows.xdelta : show infos about patchfile

xdelta patch 094to095-windows.xdelta wesnoth-windows-0.9.4.exe : create new wesnoth-version from patchfile and the old version.


Thanks for this HaJo. I'm pretty new to all this and am running the latest version (I think) thanks to your
info.

Thanks again.

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Re: xdelta

Postby Forgen » December 26th, 2009, 7:59 am

On the subject of xdelta....

Where is the xdelta binary located? Is it somewhere in the source tree? I could not find it under the "utilities" folder, and it does not look like it comes with the windows binary release...

(I am stuck using my mobile Sprint 3G internet with the stupid 5 gigabyte monthly cap... using xdeltas could greatly reduce my bandwidth when updating my 1.8-beta series release files...)

Thank you,

-Forgen

UPDATE 12/26/2009 - Hmm, how did I miss this on google before? http://xdelta.org/ I imagine this is what I was looking for...
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