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Cooking up the Treats => New Package Requests => Topic started by: MarkGrieveson on March 13, 2012, 10:06:44 am

Title: dopewars
Post by: MarkGrieveson on March 13, 2012, 10:06:44 am
Sometimes I like the game dopewars (http://dopewars.sourceforge.net/), so add that as a request.
Title: Re: dopewars
Post by: stretchedthin on March 13, 2012, 10:35:34 am
dopewars 1.5.12 is in the repo.  Check it out and let us know how it works for you.
Title: Re: dopewars
Post by: MarkGrieveson on March 13, 2012, 10:54:43 am
dopewars 1.5.12 is in the repo.  Check it out and let us know how it works for you.
Really?  I did a search of gslapt for it first before making a request for it, and I did not find it, so I'm surprised to learn that it is there. 
After searching for it in the repo on gslapt, I downloaded the source and built it with vpackager, subsequently installing it.  The one that I created now shows up as 1.5.12-i586-1vl70 (it lacks any sort of description beyond "dopewars ()"), but no other version shows up.
Title: Re: dopewars
Post by: stretchedthin on March 13, 2012, 11:39:53 am
Dopewars is in the testing repository.  You won't see it unless you have testing enabled.  Let me know how it works for you and I will move it to extra, if it is satisfactory.
Title: Re: dopewars
Post by: pierce.jason on March 13, 2012, 11:44:07 am
$ slapt-get --show dopewars
Package Name: dopewars
Package Mirror: ftp://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/vectorlinux/veclinux-7.0/testing/


===EDIT===
stretchy beat me to it lol
Title: Re: dopewars
Post by: MarkGrieveson on March 13, 2012, 05:24:52 pm
Dopewars is in the testing repository.  You won't see it unless you have testing enabled.  Let me know how it works for you and I will move it to extra, if it is satisfactory.
Ah.  I did not check testing.  The one I made works perfectly -- in fact, it works better than the the Debian one ever did (there were always issues with the game's sound in Debian, whereas here there aren't.  However, I will uninstall mine and try out the testing version and then get back to you.  I'm sure it will work fine.

$ slapt-get --show dopewars
Package Name: dopewars
Package Mirror: ftp://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/vectorlinux/veclinux-7.0/testing/
Thanks.  It's good to pick up new tips.  This will make it much easier to search the repositories rather than combing through the gui listing of gslapt.
Title: Re: dopewars
Post by: MarkGrieveson on March 13, 2012, 05:57:16 pm
I upgraded to your newly released dopewars package in testing, and it works great.  The only problem is the metaserver tab doesn't seem to connect, but I think that's an issue with the actual program rather than any problem with the package -- perhaps there are no active dopewars servers out there (or maybe an issue with the firewall on my Vector blocking it, I'm not sure).  Anyway, the package is great.  Ready for stable, I'd say.