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Re: Bug#615090: ITP: quakespasm -- an engine for iD software's Quake

On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 05:15:28PM +0000, Jon Dowland wrote:
> Related: It would be nice to have game-data-packager support for
> Quake.  From the top of my head I can't recall if the data on the
> official CD-ROM was compressed with a proprietary method or not (Doom
> was, DEICE of some sort).

The Linux-only compilation distributed by Macmillan Computer Publishing
(main game and both mission packs) has its content packaged as .rpm
files.  A statically built rpm2cpio was included for installation on
systems without rpm.

I can supply patches for handling these within game-data-packager, if
support for the LHA archives is committed.


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