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[11:49:54] <Colourless> hi
[11:50:13] <SharpTooth> Hello. <bow>
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[17:11:09] <Dominus> hi
[17:11:21] <Colourless> hi
[17:11:48] <Dominus> Colourless: can you try if "View Endgame" crashes as well for you in BG?
[17:12:12] <Dominus> for me it crashes after he says "Damn you!!!"
[17:12:40] <Colourless> k
[17:20:24] <Colourless> crashed for me doo
[17:20:29] <Colourless> too i mean :-)
[17:21:14] <Dominus> ok, as in the bug tracker someon said it didnīt for him, but he used an actual savgema (donīt know if that should actually make a difference)
[17:21:42] <Colourless> doesn't crash when you use F10 in the game
[17:21:50] <Dominus> ah
[17:21:52] <Colourless> does crash when it's done from the menu
[17:21:55] <Dominus> interesting
[17:21:59] <Colourless> I think it's a font problem
[17:22:15] <Colourless> fonts aren't setup till after the game is loaded
[17:22:41] <Dominus> ok
[17:23:04] <Colourless> yeah it is a font problem
[17:23:08] <Colourless> should be easy to fix
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[17:28:22] <Fingolfin> la
[17:28:31] <Dominus> hi
[17:28:42] <Colourless> hi
[17:30:18] <Colourless> this should do the trick
[17:31:33] <Colourless> at least that was the theory anyway. ;-)
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[17:32:01] <wjp> hi
[17:32:06] <Colourless> hi
[17:32:32] <wjp> so, found any phorum bugs today? :-)
[17:32:52] <Colourless> ah found the 'other' problem
[17:33:02] <Dominus> other?
[17:33:34] <Fingolfin> hi willem
[17:33:42] <Colourless> yeah, didn't see that calls to get_text_width
[17:33:45] <Colourless> and get_text_height
[17:33:56] <Dominus> hi wjp, btw
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[17:36:13] <Colourless> lets try again
[17:38:57] <Colourless> ok fixed
[17:40:19] <Colourless> little known fact: my version of exult now has compressed savegames
[17:42:26] <Fingolfin> hm
[17:44:51] <Colourless> they are just standard zip files
[17:45:32] <Colourless> can be improved though
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[18:14:09] <Dominus> Colourless: :-)
[18:14:19] <Colourless> yes?
[18:14:45] <Dominus> just because of the zipped savegames (slow response time)
[18:15:06] <Colourless> :-)
[18:15:43] <Dominus> Colourless: did you change anything worthwhile in the Photoshop plugin that other people would like as well? :-)
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[18:16:14] <wjp> the updated palette would be nice
[18:16:21] <Colourless> well, i fixed a bug that psp had. plus i made a few modification to the palette
[18:16:58] <Dominus> hmm, sounds like ti would be nice to have :-)
[18:17:15] <wjp> did you do a frame selector yet?
[18:17:16] <Colourless> plus i removed the annoying "Shape Has Multiple frames" message box
[18:17:24] <Colourless> nope haven't done that
[18:17:41] <wjp> I'd personally keep the msgbox in
[18:17:48] <wjp> (in the 'release' version, anyway)
[18:18:08] * Dominus nods
[18:18:20] <Colourless> yeah, i understand why as well. I unintentionally overwrote some multiple frame shapes with single frames
[18:18:36] <Dominus> LOL
[18:18:59] <Colourless> just load and press save :-)
[18:22:13] <Dominus> ok, got to go
[18:22:19] <Dominus> see you tomorrow
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[18:22:45] <Colourless> cya
[19:05:50] <Colourless> my changes less than half the size of the save games. A fairly typical 460kb savegame gots compressed to 185kb
[19:06:08] * wjp nods
[19:06:21] <wjp> and you get the advantage of it being viewable with any .zip tool
[19:07:44] <Colourless> kind of. i've got 2 sorts of compressed games. both are zips, but one combines all the files into a single file to maximise compression. a completely normal zip of that game is 202kb
[19:09:52] <Colourless> if I were to commit this, i'd make it a config option what sort of game to save as. by default I'd have it as normal zip files with options for 'extra compression' and for 'uncompressed flexes'
[19:10:09] <wjp> sounds good
[19:10:19] <Colourless> for the savegame name, i use the zip comment :-)
[19:10:24] <wjp> do you use that minizip lib. from zlib/contrib
[19:10:25] <wjp> ?
[19:10:54] <Colourless> yeah I'm using minizip
[19:16:00] <Colourless> I modified zip.c though because it was having some 'issues' with the append mode.
[19:16:48] <Colourless> at the moment (in msvc) i create a static library from the minizip and required zlib files and link that to exult.
[19:17:25] <wjp> yes, I guess we should statically link against it in linux too (and other OS's)
[19:18:02] <Colourless> I agree.
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[19:24:43] <wjp> hmm, assertion failed
[19:24:52] <wjp> exultbot: ../exult/actors.cc:3971: void Npc_actor::switched_chunks (Map_chunk *, Map_chunk *): Assertion `next != this' failed.
[19:24:52] <Colourless> where?
[19:24:58] <Colourless> bad
[19:25:02] <Colourless> bad bad bad :-)
[19:25:11] <wjp> I was hackmoving Horance (skara brae) around
[19:25:27] <Colourless> hmm, hack moving....
[19:25:27] <wjp> (don't ask ;-) )
[19:25:44] <Colourless> that could be related to the cause of the problem
[19:25:58] <Colourless> i'll have to try it
[19:33:25] <wjp> lol: I just stepped through the moongate to the shrine of spirituality, and Iolo walks towards me from the edge of the screen :-)
[19:33:56] <wjp> right across the stars :-)
[19:34:02] <Colourless> heh
[19:34:23] <Colourless> that
[19:34:28] <Colourless> 's pretty funny
[19:35:03] * Colourless decides it
[19:35:21] <Colourless> 's about time he updated his copy of mingw32
[19:36:13] * wjp is trying to beat the speed-record of finishing BG
[19:36:20] * wjp is teleporting around a _lot_ :-)
[19:37:10] <Colourless> well, if you are teleporting around you can do it *real* fast
[19:37:55] <Colourless> i think that 5 to 10 minutes isn't out of the question, if you do it well enough
[19:45:01] <wjp> ok... this is nice...
[19:45:15] <Colourless> what is?
[19:45:18] <wjp> I walked through one of the moongates in the sphere gen., and I was teleported to inside the cube gen.
[19:45:38] <Colourless> interesting
[19:46:21] <wjp> oh, and I don't have to stay on the path in the cube
[19:46:31] <wjp> I can just walk over the 'void'
[19:47:04] <Colourless> hmm
[19:47:14] <wjp> after destroying the generator, the 'Gaye' bug didn't hit me, though :-(
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[19:52:50] <Sslaxx> Hello.
[19:53:00] <Colourless> hi
[19:53:03] <wjp> hi
[19:53:29] <Sslaxx> How goes?
[19:53:41] <Colourless> pretty good i think
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[19:54:03] <Colourless> mmmm
[19:55:28] <wjp> aren't those kind of out-of-season by now? :-)
[19:55:44] * Sslaxx chuckles.
[19:55:48] <wjp> (well, up here in the northern hemisphere anyway)
[19:55:52] <Colourless> depends on the country
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[21:14:10] <wjp> I should go too
[21:14:11] <wjp> night
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