[Gtkradiant] How to install ? missing games directory ... (game files description)

Forest Hale lordhavoc at ghdigital.com
Sun Dec 2 21:08:18 CST 2007

The gamepacks are in a separate svn because of incompatible licenses (especially EULAs that require ownership of the game they are for).

http://zerowing.idsoftware.com/svn-map.html - You can see a link to the gamepacks assets svn here.

You need to check out each gamepack (that you are permitted to use) into the GtkRadiant/games directory, then the install.py will work (it copies the contents of each gamepack to install/ ).

As far as I know the only one that is GPL is NexuizPack.

Mildred wrote:
> Hi,
> I tried to install GtkRadiant on my system (by creating a RPM package,
> but that's something else) but I can't install it properly.
> When I run 'python install.py' as advised by the COMPILING file, I get
> the following error: 
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "BUILD/gtkradiant-1.5.0/install.py", line 103, in <module>
>     copyGame(gamesRoot, game, installRoot)
>   File "BUILD/gtkradiant-1.5.0/install.py", line 59, in copyGame
>     assertMessage(os.path.isdir(source), "failed to find directory: " + source)
>   File "BUILD/gtkradiant-1.5.0/install.py", line 34, in assertMessage
>     raise Exception(message)
> Exception: failed to find directory: BUILD/gtkradiant-1.5.0/games
> Obviously, the 'game' directory doesn't exists. So I can't install it.
> So I decided to comment out the lines that copies the game files in the
> installation directory. But then I get an error if I run
> install/radiant.x86
> 	radiant/error.cpp:132
> 	runtile error: Didn't find any valid game file
> 	descriptions, aborting
> 	errno: No such file or directory
> 	An unrecoverable error has occured.
> 	----------------
> 	...
> 	----------------
> 	Please report this error to the developers
> Well, i don't think that is so critical, but I would need a game file
> description to be able to install gtkradiant properly. As it doesn't
> appear to be in the SVN, could someone tell me where they are ?
> Thanks.
> Mildred

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