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Bug 452190 - Cylindrix crashes in round 2 of tournament
Summary: Cylindrix crashes in round 2 of tournament
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: cylindrix
Version: 9
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Gwyn Ciesla
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-06-19 23:47 UTC by Kevin Kofler
Modified: 2009-02-18 18:14 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-02-18 18:14:59 UTC

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Description Kevin Kofler 2008-06-19 23:47:54 UTC
Description of problem:
Cylindrix reproducibly crashes in the second round of a tournament game.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Always (tried twice, crashed both times).

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start a tournament game.
2. Beat round 1 against the scavengers.
3. Watch it introducing the Bok, loading some data, then crashing.
Actual results:

Expected results:
No crash.

Comment 1 Gwyn Ciesla 2008-06-20 12:45:57 UTC
I'm not an a position to play currently.  Can you try running under gdb and
posting the output after the crash?  If not, I'll do it when I get a chance.

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Comment 3 Kevin Kofler 2008-11-26 11:18:56 UTC
I can retest if needed, but I doubt this has been fixed yet, the version in F9 is exactly the same except for the disttag.

Comment 4 Gwyn Ciesla 2008-11-26 13:08:16 UTC
A retest on F-9 or F-10 would be great.  I can't beat round 1. :)

Comment 5 Kevin Kofler 2008-11-26 14:40:25 UTC
I just retested it, it still happens on F9.

Beating the scavengers is not that hard, you just have to pick the "wasp" with 2 "wasp" wing ships, that ship has lots of shields, then fire around like mad and you might get lucky. :-)

Comment 6 Gwyn Ciesla 2008-11-26 14:45:15 UTC
Ok, I'll give it a go if I get a chance.  Thanks for the tip. :)

Comment 7 Gwyn Ciesla 2008-11-26 19:25:48 UTC
Broken in F-10, but leaving in F-9 so I remember to push an eventual fix that far.

Looks like it's passing a bad path for some files in /usr/share/cylindrix/3d_data from /usr/share/cylindrix/gamedata/level10.dat.  I played around with it with ghex2 for a little while, and made minor headway, but there's got to be a more elegant solution.  Mostly revolves around using Windows-style slashes.  Straight replacement causes partial filenames.  Not sure if this can be escaped, this is my first time editing binary data manually.

Comment 8 Gwyn Ciesla 2009-02-10 14:11:25 UTC
Submitted a message about this upstream via his website's feedback form, not sure of any other contact info.

Comment 9 Gwyn Ciesla 2009-02-13 17:00:41 UTC
Upstream gave me a corrected data file, which works wonderfully.

Built and bodhi'd for F-10 and F-9.

Comment 10 Gwyn Ciesla 2009-02-18 18:14:59 UTC
Pushed to stable, bug not closed by bodhi.

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