Re: list of orphaned / RFA games
On Sat, Jan 12, 2008 at 11:57:01PM +0100, Uwe Hermann wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 11, 2008 at 07:10:42PM +0100, Moritz Muehlenhoff wrote:
> > > Did you check whether there are games which work in sarien but not in
> > > scummvm (yet)?
> > The scummvm code is a continuation of this codebase.
> OK, so this likely means all games should work?
Even better, since it's now actively maintained again.
> > >> > >quake2 -- improved version of id Software's Quake II engine
> > >> >
> > >> > I filed an ITA but should probably be removed.
> > >>
> > >> ack, RM requested.
> > >
> > > Is another quake2 engine available in Debian which you can use to play
> > > the original game data (and/or the shareware data)? I don't want this to
> > > be removed if there's no alternative. If nobody else steps up I might
> > > volunteer to maintain it.
> > No way, it's not acceptable to include known-insecure code in the
> > archive, even if it's in contrib and not supported with regular
> > security support.
> Fair enough. But there are ways to fix it, in the worst case by
> disabling the server and only allowing single-player games or
This bug is open since more than three years, nobody has done that since then.
As, now's the time to get rid of it.