[ut2004] OpenAL questions

rix zajelo3 at cfl.rr.com
Thu Apr 22 15:45:44 EDT 2004

Xipher wrote:

> What they are saying, is put the new libopenal.so.0.0.7 in the place 
> of the one that ut2004 uses 
> "/usr/local/games/ut2004demo/System/openal.so" by default. I would 
> recommend though backing up the old one first, possibly by moving it 
> to openal.so.backup and then copying the new one to the dir, with 
> openal.so as its name.
> rix wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>    I'm kind of confused about about the instructions on this page 
>> "http://icculus.org/~warp/ut2004/ ". I got the source tree from CVS 
>> applied the patch and did:
>>     (1) ./autogen.sh
>>     (2) ./configure --enable-alsa --enable-capture --enable-optimize
>>     (3) make
>>     (4) make install
>> The part I'm confused  about is this comment:"This will give 
>> src/libopenal.so.0.0.7 .Shove it in 
>> /usr/local/games/ut2004demo/System/openal.so"
>> Does this mean I'm supposed to delete openal.so and use 
>> libopenal.so.0.0.7 instead?
>>    Also, with the ~/.openalrc file, do I just create the file and 
>> leave it in my home directory? The tilde at the beginning has me 
>> confused as I don't know what it does or represents.
>>          TIA
>>          Rick Belins
Thanks. I took care of that, now I was wondering if anybody could ansmer 
my question about the *~/.openalrc* file. Do you create the file with 
the appropriate settings and not worry about where it goes? What 
function does the tilde serve?
                   Rick Belins

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