The scandalous status of linux
Alexander at Leidinger.net
Tue Oct 9 05:52:06 PDT 2007
Quoting Mikhail Teterin <mi+kde at aldan.algebra.com> (from Tue, 9 Oct
2007 08:16:54 -0400):
> =If you can not find it, tell emulation@ about your problem.
> Just a reminder, that SDL-using Linux-executables, which broke on -stable in
> some time in June, are still broken with the kernel from September 16. A game
> called "civctp" used to start up and play just fine, but now hangs on
> start-up -- at least, on amd64.
> Just tried changing the level of Linux emulation -- still hangs.
> Although the commercial version of the game was only available to paying
> customers, the freely available demo version shows the same problem.
> =Be prepared to do some guided debugging.
> Checking out the games/civ2demo from the Attic is far easier for a developer
> to do, than rebuilding a kernel (even once) is for a regular user.
It's not only about easy/hard, it's also about resources (e.g. a
-stable machine and/or time).
"The Computer made me do it."
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