bugLiquid War 6 - Bugs: bug #35969, Game does not start


bug #35969: Game does not start

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Fri 23 Mar 2012 08:36:42 PM UTC  
Category:  Install Severity:  3 - Normal
Status:  In Progress Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  Christian Mauduit <ufoot> Open/Closed:  Open

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Sat 09 May 2015 07:17:24 AM UTC, comment #4: 

Mmm, should make a win32 binary before finally closing this bug.

Christian Mauduit <ufoot>
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Mon 04 May 2015 04:50:52 AM UTC, comment #3: 

The commit log is hudge since 2012, I'd say let's give a try to the next upcoming release (the one with current "develop" branch) which should come out with a 0.6.XXXX release number.

Christian Mauduit <ufoot>
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Tue 24 Apr 2012 08:19:00 PM UTC, comment #2: 

I had a look on the source file, the file utils/icon/liquidwar6-icon-32x32.png is really the first ressource file loaded, so not being able to load it probably means something is wrong with the paths.

However this is strange since a serious path wreckage should cause problems even before, more precisely, finding the Guile script (which is the case if you got this message) should be a proof that globally, the directory structure is OK and there's no obvious problem such as non-existing directory and/or flat zip extract.

Can you check that liquidwar6-icon-32x32.png is indeed somewhere on your hard drive, and if yes, where? How about liquidwar6.exe?

Thanks in advance,


Christian Mauduit <ufoot>
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Fri 23 Mar 2012 09:55:51 PM UTC, comment #1: 

OK thanks for reporting this, I'll have a look at it.

Christian Mauduit <ufoot>
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Fri 23 Mar 2012 08:36:42 PM UTC, original submission:  

There are several errors when I try to launch the game (Windows 7 64-bit):
1. gl-utils-data.c:70
unable to load image utils/icon/liquidwar6-icon-32x32.png
2. mod-gl-setup.c:377
unable to load consts
3. lw6-funcs.c:1623
no graphical backend found, game can only run in server mode

Then nothing happens, but process is still alive in background so I kill it manually.



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