[ut2004] Voice chat

Jason Paque solitudewi at yahoo.com
Thu Apr 22 20:01:12 EDT 2004

I have been trying and trying to get the sound working in mandrake and I cannot get it functional because I do not know how to apply the .diff patch to open al I have everything else configured to work properly just cand apply the ut patch to openal which is required to have it function

Jeff Woods <klaatu at fnordco.com> wrote:I compiled SDL from CVS using the -O6 flag, and now I'm suffering from male pattern baldness. Should I file this in Bugzilla?

On Thu, 22 Apr 2004 02:30:27 -0400
"Ryan C. Gordon" wrote:

> On Mon, 2004-04-19 at 16:28, Kristopher Kersey wrote:
> > Which openal.so and libSDL-1.2.so.0 are you using? The ones that came
> > with UT or your system ones? Which distro are you using? If you are
> > still using the ones UT came with, I recommend linking
> > System/libSDL-1.2.so.0 and System/openal.so to your system libs. Make
> > sure you have the alsa libs and utils installed as well.
> btw, it's probably not a good idea to tell people to swap out the
> openal/SDL unless they know what they're doing, or it eventually results
> in a bogus bug report to me.
> If people are using this with something like the Gentoo ebuilds which
> will swap out the libraries with something known to be good, that's
> fine, but since there's a lot of ut2004-specific fixes that went into
> SDL and OpenAL cvs around when we went gold, just swapping in whatever
> happens to be on someone's system is NOT a good idea, since it could be
> several years out of date.
> I bring this up because everyone's flinch reaction is to swap out the
> LGPL'd libraries now, and it's actually causing more problems than it's
> solving for many people. Like, "I had a crash, so I changed out SDL.
> Game still crashes." or "I stubbed my toe when I got out of bed this
> morning, so I swapped out the openal.so in my ut2004 install. Toe still
> hurts."
> --ryan.

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