Follow-up Comment #1, bug #16419 (project freeciv):
I tried to reproduce this bug. I installed SVN r17748 of S2_2 into
/home/kernigh/prefix/x-freeciv-2.2 of my OpenBSD system, then started the
The "Start New Game" button produced the same message:
Couldn't connect to the server
We probably couldn't start it from here
You'll have to start one manually. Sorry..."
freeciv-server never started. I found no freeciv-server processes and no
messages about /dev/null or IPv6. So I might not have reproduced the same
The workaround for me was to add prefix/x-freeciv-2.2/bin to my PATH:
Then I can start game like normal.
(I like to skip 'gmake install' and run Freeciv from the build directory
using ./civ, so I never noticed this bug before now.)
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