[Gtkradiant] experimental GtkRadiant 1.2.8-test1 setup
with JKII support
Thu, 09 May 2002 01:01:05 +0200
About the missing textures
I got the complete pk3 Raven uses, I will be replacing the current one with
this new and complete version tomorrow
At 00:09 09/05/2002 +0200, you wrote:
>Not ready for public release yet, but getting there quickly.
>This is the first complete setup with JKII support. From Riant's work to
>put together the package, plus a few code changes, then putting everything
>together in an installer. I would expect that we will release a slightly
>updated version of this within the next few days.
>Listing the current issues. I'm not pushing them yet in bugzilla, will
>probably do if some are more complicated:
>- sof2map compiler:
>This setup is not using q3map. Therefore we don't benefit from monitored
>compiling. The compiling with monitored disable works, but is really
>crappy compared to monitored.
>Several problems around this:
>- there is some work being done to compile JKII maps with q3map. we need
>to clearly identify the specifics of the JKII compiler.
>- the project settings we use currently is pointing to sof2map. we don't
>have an easy way for the user to select between different compilers at
>- BSP monitoring defaults to ON when you start the editor. right now you
>have to manually turn it off before you compile maps
>- without BSP monitoring, we don't have 'run engine after compile'
>the common/ dir is replaced by a system/ dir in JKII
>from Q3 and RTCW common texture packs, I built a system.pk3
>which is currently missing texes for:
>- curry is completely confused by JKII shaders. This is because they are
>in shaders/ instead of scripts/. Fix may not be simple since it would
>suppose access from the plugin to the g_pGameDescription (that is, if we
>want to fix cleanly and with some reproductibility)
>- startup shaders: JKII renamed what we know as 'common/' into 'system/'
>.. the prefs would need to prompt for auto-load of system/ instead of common/
>- web update shortcuts are not working
>- what are the .gla and .glm files that we distribute with the setup? are
>those used by the JKII editor?
>What I want to settle before we go live with this:
>- add the missing texes into system.pk3
>- have BSP monitoring off by default in JKII mode (actually, force disabled ?)
>- have web update shortcut working
>- put together a walkthrough to get people started (specially explaining
>about the current compiling process)
>- populate the Help menu docs section with more JKII specific things (add
>a link to Mapcenter JKII editing forum?)
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