[bf1942] Reserved slots?

kama kama at pvp.se
Thu Jun 23 15:26:24 EDT 2005

On Thu, 23 Jun 2005, Forrest Thiessen wrote:

> I did a quick binary search through the game executables, looking both
> for strings like "pass", and for known parameters for ss_getParam, like
> "ticketRatio".  No luck, sorry!
> You might still be able to do it by using an external program, though. .
> . This is all just off the top of my head, but how about:
> - When the conditions occur that make you want to turn a password on or
> off, you set a flag somewhere.
> - You hook a handler into the EndRound event; when it fires at the end
> of a round, you check your flag; if it says that the password state
> should be changed, it launches an external program.
> - The external program, which could even be a shell script, externally
> sends the necessary rcon commands to BF2 to cause it to stop, change the
> password, and restart. Because it's only called at the end of a round,
> this shouldn't interfere with players, other than requiring them to
> enter a password if a password is being added.

The reason is to set the password when it reaches a level. So admins and
trusted regulars can get in to the game.

I cant see any benifit of that suggestion. If its done this way, why not
have the password always turned on?


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