[bf1942] Updating to DC 0.39K

Andreas Fredriksson andreas.fredriksson at dice.se
Wed Aug 20 02:38:48 EDT 2003

I assume you mean the levelname_00x.rfa files?

Those are used to override content in the original level archive making
matches smaller.

Files with a .001 suffix in the other hand have nothing to do with BF.

// Andreas

> -----Original Message-----
> From: James Gurney [mailto:james at globalmegacorp.org] 
> Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2003 10:47 PM
> To: bf1942 at icculus.org
> Subject: Re: [bf1942] Updating to DC 0.39K
> Hell if I know. Those were just there in the 0.39 patch. You 
> shouldn't 
> reference the .001 files in the maplist.con though. Maybe a 
> mapper can 
> explain what they're for..
> john wrote:
> > Yeah I was your previous post that it'd been through striprfa, but 
> > what are the .001 files about? ;-)
> > 
> > john
> > 
> > On Tue, 19 Aug 2003, James Gurney wrote:
> > 
> > 
> >>Not diffs. There is a tool which someone on the forums 
> produced called 
> >>'striprfa'. This tool removes stuff like textures from the 
> rfa files 
> >>which the server does not need. This dramatically reduces 
> the size of 
> >>the archives. The archives I provide on my site will therefore only 
> >>work for servers. They cannot be used to upgrade a client machine.
> >>
> >>In addition to the 9MB incremental patch you already linked 
> to, I have 
> >>a
> >>  43MB complete archive which can be used for a full 
> install. This has
> >>also been stripped down:
> >>
> >>http://fez.cracksmokingmonkeys.net/DesertCombat-0.39k-server
>>Whenever new releases are made, I'll try and keep up with stripped 
>>down archives as well, so keep an eye on the mailing list and/or 
>>forums when new mods are released (although my server only runs DC and 
>>EoD, so you're on your own when it comes to the less common mods).

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