Marko Lindqvist writes:
> On 28 July 2011 23:59, Marko Lindqvist <> 
> wrote:
> >> Can someone make a Windows S2_3 build with this patch, so we can
> >> see if it helps with the help issue?
> >
> > I think I can.
> Compiling... This time I'll test providing all of freeciv in just one
> zip-file. This is actually smaller download than earlier ones, as
> there's no with all stuff from data directory in svn,
> but only those things that get installed by "make install".
> In theory even translations may work. I have not explicitly configured
> localedir, and if I read correctly, it sets it as
> "./share/locale" by default when compiling for Windows. So your
> working directory should be freeciv tree root when running this with
> LANG set correctly: bin/freeciv-gtk2.

I got this working by extracting the Freeciv files such that
bin/share/etc were under winstack-...\bin (the CWD), setting
FREECIV_PATH=share\freeciv at the command prompt, and running

Sadly, the problem I was looking at remains unsolved.

However, localisation _did_ work (at least fr_FR.utf-8).

> Latest freeciv-modpack changes have not been tested on Win. You may
> want to check that too.

freeciv-modpack.exe seems happy. I downloaded and (after tweaking
FREECIV_PATH) played the ancients modpack.

(BTW, I notice that that modpack is constructed such that rulesetdir
must be "ancients/data". This doesn't work well with the selector in the
client, which ends up setting it to just "ancients", which doesn't

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