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Re: RFS: play.it/2.9.0-1 [ITP]

On Sun, Jun 24, 2018 at 06:30:29PM +0200, Markus Koschany wrote:
> Am 13.06.2018 um 10:11 schrieb Phil Morrell:
> > Is anyone willing to sponsor this new package for me? I've uploaded it
> > to mentors: https://mentors.debian.net/package/play.it
> > 
> > Essentially, it's most like game-data-packager in its design, but for
> > the original engines, often wrapped in a multi-user wineprefix.
> Hi,
> thanks for your contribution. I have uploaded your package as is. I

Thank you very much for the upload and the review.

> haven't found any major flaws but perhaps you can improve the error
> message when no installer was provided on the commandline. At the moment
> I simply get
> /usr/games/play.it: 6: shift: can't shift that many

Given how vv221 has responded extremely well to feedback, I'll just wait
for (and check) this on the next version upload.

> when I type play.it. Apart from that I think it makes installing
> commercial games easier, although it is indeed very similar to
> game-data-packager. Let's see what the users think about it.

I think the scope is still very distinct - GDP is very focussed on the
data, and play.it on the engines, especially those not available via
clones. It also makes reimplementation easier, since you can run the
original and clone side-by-side to compare.

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