[bf1942] Getting Responses From PB in Python

Steven Hartland killing at multiplay.co.uk
Fri Jul 8 19:33:54 EDT 2005

Yes EB are aware of this and are working for a solution.

    Steve / K
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Forrest Thiessen" <thiessen at alum.mit.edu>
To: <bf1942 at icculus.org>
Sent: Friday, July 08, 2005 10:14 PM
Subject: [bf1942] Getting Responses From PB in Python

> I've been trying to use PunkBuster commands from Python.  I try, for
> example:
>  host.rcon_invoke("pb_sv_plist")
> and I get no response.  Other non-PB RCon commands (e.g.
> host.rcon_invoke("admin.listplayers")) work fine.
> Scanning the archive for this mailing list, I found
>    http://article.gmane.org/gmane.games.fps.bf1942/8649/match=+plist
> which suggests that with BF1942 and BFV, you could never get a response
> from PunkBuster commands via RCon, *ever*, until a BFV patch that added
> a new command:
>    admin.enableConsoleInfoServer
> which, after invoked, would allow PB responses to be passed through to RCon.
> I'm wondering if something similar is going on with BF2--there seem to
> be all kinds of features that were added in patches to BF1942 and BFV
> that somehow didn't find their way into BF2, and I'm thinking this is
> one of them--there certainly isn't a "admin.enableConsoleInfoServer"
> command in BF2 right now.
> Has anyone gotten any PB commands to return responses in Python?
> --Forrest (aka "Woody)

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