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bug #20499: ruleset datafile appears incompatible

Submitted by:  David Lowe <doctorjlowe>
Submitted on:  Mon Feb 11 21:16:52 2013  
Category: rulesetsSeverity: 5 - Blocker
Priority: 5 - NormalStatus: Invalid
Assigned to: NoneOpen/Closed: Closed
Release: r22326Operating System: GNU/Linux
Planned Release: Contains string changes: None

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Tue Feb 12 04:43:34 2013, comment #2:

Whoops, it appears i had forgotten to 'make install' and then ran the old binary [2.4-beta1]. Sorry for the noise.

David Lowe <doctorjlowe>
Mon Feb 11 21:41:58 2013, comment #1:

Is that S2_4 or TRUNK?

> "supported options: +Freeciv-2.4-ruleset"

This looks like your binary is S2_4...

> "datafile options: +Freeciv-ruleset-Devel-2012.Feb.28"

...and this is TRUNK datafile.

And then

> ""usr/local/share/freeciv/experimental/nations.ruleset": ruleset datafile appears incompatible:"

experimental has no nations.ruleset of its own (it should fallback to default/nations.ruleset) in S2_4, so this too seems like TRUNK.

You seem to be running installed freeciv ('make install'), or the very problem is that datafiles currently in install hierarchy are used, so this could be caused by installing S2_4 over TRUNK installation. As S2_4 has no experimental/nations.ruleset, it doesn't get overwritten. When you then run that S2_4 freeciv, it finds the TRUNK experimental/nations.ruleset instead of fallbacking to default/nations.ruleset

Marko Lindqvist <cazfi>
Project Administrator
Mon Feb 11 21:16:52 2013, original submission:

This is on Debian Squeeze PPC. After 'svn up' and a fresh build, i attempted to start a new game with the experimental ruleset. The GUI immediately gave me a stack of popup requests, including [in no particular order]:

"Capability problem"
"supported options: +Freeciv-2.4-ruleset"
"datafile options: +Freeciv-ruleset-Devel-2012.Feb.28"
""usr/local/share/freeciv/experimental/nations.ruleset": ruleset datafile appears incompatible:"

Terminal output looks like this:

$ freeciv-gtk2
1: Invalid NULL default string for option default_tileset_name.
1: in option_str_set() [options.c::752]: assertion '((void *)0) != str' failed.
1: Please report this message at http://gna.org/projects/freeciv/
0: No usable default tileset found, aborting!

The default ruleset works just fine.

David Lowe <doctorjlowe>


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