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To: "Thomas Hawkins" <dacornmaster@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: <freeciv-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Freeciv-Dev] Freeciv Loader for Windows
From: Andreas Kemnade <akemnade@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 6 Nov 2000 15:17:50 +0100 (CET)

Thomas  Hawkins writes:
 >   I don't know if Thue told anyone but I'm writing a front end
>loader for freeciv.  It's only for Windows since it's in VB but anyone
>is welcome to the code, to convert it if they want too.  Anyway the
>program basically writes a batch file with your custom settings and
>then runs the game with these settings.  So far all it can do is load
>saved games.  It obviously needs a lot of work so if anyone there has
>a master list of command line options and how to set them.  For
>example: "civserver.exe -f t1.sav -set aifill = 7" etc....

Look at wincivgo. It has a windows native gui (no gtk). It in*

 >   Anywho I'd like to be added to the mailing list as well and give you the 
 > address to the Freeciv Loader for Windows.
 > Just go to the Freeciv link.  I'll have links to
> there of course.  And I like to inform you of a
> HUGE memory leak in the native windows version.

I have seen that leak and I think it is mentioned somewhere (at least
on my webpage which is linked from the windows FAQ).
The same gui code works on linux without memory leak. So the bug is
probably in one of the dlls (probably gdk). As you know much about windows you 
try to debug it.

Andreas Kemnade

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