[bf1942] BF2 linux server at launch

Andreas Andersson andreas.andersson at dice.se
Fri May 6 09:17:19 EDT 2005

I think it would be OK. Especially if the server is released on
lightcube previous bf-servers.

The question of us releasing on lightcube is being processed by the
bosses. I think it would be a great idea, but it's not up to me I'm


-----Original Message-----
From: Aubrey King [mailto:aking at gblx.net] 
Sent: den 4 maj 2005 16:59
To: bf1942 at icculus.org
Subject: RE: [bf1942] BF2 linux server at launch

Are we ok to try to make these packages ourselves?  ie.. dice will not 

Aubrey King
Systems Administrator II
IP Systems Engineering
Global Crossing, Ltd.

On Wed, 4 May 2005, Andreas Andersson wrote:

> Right now we have a simple installer-script made using makeself.
> It does require user-input on where to install the server and so on.
> I guess I could make it a bit more flexible so that you can specify
> options on the commandline. This would make it easier if anyone wanted
> to make a gentoo emerge-script or something similar.
> Don't think we will make packages for special distributions, I think
> would be better to have just one release that fits all. I bet that if
> did, someone would feel left out because we didn't provide a package
> his/hers favourite distribution :)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steven Hartland [mailto:killing at multiplay.co.uk]
> Totally pointless imo that tar.bz2 then everyone has the same and no
> additional effort required :)
>    Steve / K
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Aubrey King" <aking at gblx.net>
>> Can we expect some standard packages from the big linux
> performance-based
>> distros?  Debian?  Gentoo?  The others are too slow to run a good
>> server, imho.

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