On Wed, 2013-02-13 at 10:07 -0600, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 13:07:51 +0100,
Martin Erik Werner <martinerikwerner(a)gmail.com> wrote:
>Hi testers and gamesers!
>The latest version (1.3.1) of Red Eclipse has been brewing in testing
>for quite a while now (and upstream is already planning for a soonish
>1.4), and I was wondering if there would be anyone interesting in poking
>it a bit and see if it can get pushed into updates.
>I'm copy-pasting an older post with testing hints below, these should
>still apply to this new version.
Note that you can manually push the package to stable if you think it has
been adequately tested and you can't find anyone else to test and update
karma. You just need to wait a week (or two?) after the package hits
The other concern for games is the conflict between Fedora's updates shouldn't
have big changes versus some games need to be up to date in order to be
able to play with other remote players. This is a judgement call by the
Indeed, for Red Eclipse in Fedora I've taken the approach to do full
updates in most (all so far) cases.
The old client will still work with the online system provided you can
find older servers and players, but there are normally few, if any,
available, also upstream doesn't support older versions at all
On Debian and Ubuntu which upgrading like this seems to not be an
option, hence I've been using backports there instead. But since this
appears to be acceptable on Fedora (and backports don't exist
separately), I reckon that it's more useful to Fedora users providing
Martin Erik Werner <martinerikwerner(a)gmail.com>