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To: Gaute B Strokkenes <gs234@xxxxxxxxx>
Cc: nbogucki@xxxxxx, freeciv@xxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [Freeciv] Re: Cannot run civclient... (PR#640)
From: Guillaume Cottenceau <gc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 08 Jan 2001 17:59:13 +0100

Gaute B Strokkenes <gs234@xxxxxxxxx> writes:


> >> Do you think I should try to install an other one?
> 1.10.0 is pretty old.  You might want to try a more recent version
> (RPMs available at, I think) and enjoy lots of
> bugfixes and nice new features.

In our Cooker we currently have 1.11.4 which must be the latest one if I'm
not wrong.

> > It worked when I tested it on a 7.1 machine when I built it. It's
> > hard to tell more if you can't make a part of debugging by yourself.
> One way to do this would be to start civclient inside the debugger,
> like this:
> First type gdb `which civclient` .  Note the direction of the quotes;
> they're slanted the opposite way when compared to normal ones, like
> this: '


> Forward this information to the guy who compiled your version of
> Freeciv.  He should be able to use it to work out where Freeciv
> crashed.

That's me -- but I doubt it could produce anything valuable with freeciv
compiled without "-g" and with "-fomit-frame-pointer"..

PS : here at mandrakesoft we played the whole friday's night with freeciv,
5 human players against 3 cpu's in easy mode (we don't play *that*
often..) and I have to say a big "thank you" to all the freeciv team,
that's probably the best free software game achievement out there..

Guillaume Cottenceau -

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