bugFreeciv - Bugs: bug #21050, Save game loading broken

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bug #21050: Save game loading broken

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Thu Aug 22 15:42:49 2013  
Category: client-gtk-2.0Severity: 4 - Important
Priority: 5 - NormalStatus: Need Info
Assigned to: NoneOriginator Email: -unavailable-
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: 2.4.0-RC1
Operating System: Microsoft WindowsPlanned Release: 
Contains string changes: None

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Sun Sep 1 10:29:53 2013, comment #5:

I wasn't able to reproduce any delays after "leaving" a game and starting a new one / trying to load a savegame on Windows; upon "leaving", the freeciv-server process went away promptly and there was no trouble bringing up the save game list.

Jacob Nevins <jtn>
Project Administrator
Tue Aug 27 05:37:48 2013, comment #4:

Yes, when "leaving" a game to "load" a game it hangs, one needs to "quit" (a less desirable process altogether, unless you count the hang bug). When looking at the processes, the server actually takes quite some time to kill itself, i guess until it finally lets go we cannot start again?

Fri Aug 23 08:03:10 2013, comment #3:

> Seems we have to quit and then restart FreeCiv to get the
> savegame page to show up.

When it first failed, had you been playing freeciv, left the game, and then tried to load the savegame?

I vaguely wonder if the reports about problems on windows in shutting down the server and these savegame loading problems on windows are related. Maybe there's previous server left running, and client connects to that...

Marko Lindqvist <cazfi>
Project Administrator
Thu Aug 22 23:49:33 2013, comment #2:

2.4.0-RC1 on Windows loads save files when I try, so there must be something different about your and my setups.

Can you give more detail? In particular, an example of a save file that you find 2.4.0-RC1 can't load would be helpful.

Also, what exactly happens when you try to load a save file?

Jacob Nevins <jtn>
Project Administrator
Thu Aug 22 16:19:41 2013, comment #1:

Seems we have to quit and then restart FreeCiv to get the savegame page to show up.

Thu Aug 22 15:42:49 2013, original submission:

Won't load savegames!



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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Sat Aug 24 14:49:13 2013jtnStatusNone=>Need Info
    Thu Aug 22 23:49:33 2013jtnRelease2.4.0 RC1=>2.4.0-RC1
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