SoC: improving Star Wars Empire at War support
stefandoesinger at gmx.at
Thu Mar 22 15:19:07 CDT 2007
> 1. Is this a weaker, or less useful to WINE, proposal because it would lead
> to likely result in more bug hunting than feature writing? This is quite a
> bit more open ended than working on a specific WINE feature (such as Rich
> Text Editing).
Bug hunting and fixing is not a bad thing to do :-)
> 2. I do not know how much work will be needed to get the game working well.
> Currently, it crashes while loading due to an audio bug, but it is possible
> that I might only need to fix a few bugs to get the game to a playable
> state (though I think this is unlikely, the game is seems very picky on
> Windows). Would this be a problem?
This is hard to tell. There was a report around 0.9.20 that the game started,
but rendered graphics incorrectly. No idea how, why, when, whatever...
You can extend the bug hunting by writing unit tests for the bugs fixed.
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