Summary: The server appears to have gotten into an infinite
loop in the allocation of starting positions.
Submitted by: cazfi
Submitted on: Monday 11/16/2009 at 12:18
Severity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 1 - Later
Assigned to: None
Discussion Lock: Any
Operating System: None
Planned Release: None
Server should search for start positions in a deterministic manner instead of
current random placement. That way server would not abort because of starting
positions allocation failure nearly as often as currently.
Failures to allocate start positions can sometimes be reproduced with default
It happens constantly with Alien ruleset (
http://www.cazfi.net/freeciv/alien/ ) since there terrains native to starting
units are rare. Alien ruleset might be useful in testing rewrite of starting
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