Status of freeciv-2.6

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Status of freeciv-2.6

Postby cazfi » Thu Jan 04, 2018 6:12 pm

Various builds of freeciv-2.6.0-beta1 have been downloaded from sourceforge.net over 2000 times, and we have received relatively little bug reports. So, in general S2_6 branch seems quite good already. Beta2 is expected in the coming weeks ( http://www.hostedredmine.com/issues/698013 )

One area that needs work before 2.6.0 final is documentation. Various documentation tickets are linked to http://www.hostedredmine.com/issues/698197 Working on these tickets should require little or no coding skills, so they should be suitable also for new contributors.

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Re: Status of freeciv-2.6

Postby cazfi » Tue Jan 30, 2018 1:06 pm

Current estimate for 2.6.0 release is June 2018. ( http://www.hostedredmine.com/issues/729161 )

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Re: Status of freeciv-2.6

Postby Corbeau » Tue Jan 30, 2018 1:42 pm

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this so, if it isn't, feel free to point me in the right direction.

To whom do I have to nag the most to get an easily-installable version for Linux?

Window users have it easy and I have a feeling that everyone assumes that Linux people are all versed in compiling. Ok, maybe everybody else is, but I'm not, so... :)

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Re: Status of freeciv-2.6

Postby Lachu » Tue Jan 30, 2018 5:03 pm

If you don't need 2.6 beta/rc version, then you can download it from https://flathub.org/apps.html .

I must write that the version is gtk2 version.

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Re: Status of freeciv-2.6

Postby cazfi » Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:44 pm

cazfi wrote:Current estimate for 2.6.0 release is June 2018. ( http://www.hostedredmine.com/issues/729161 )


About 3.0: Version 2.6 datafile format freeze (d3f) milestone was at March 2016. It's unlikely that we will reach 3.0 d3f this year, so it seems that 3.0 is currently about 3 years behind 2.6.