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Re: Config files on all platforms
If the new launcher works properly then I think this should be good to merge into antipodes.

 

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Re: Config files on all platforms
Have this merged into antipodes or master branches lately?
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Re: Config files on all platforms
The changes have been merged into antipodes a long time ago and since antipodes has been merged into master these changes are also included in the current master branch.

 

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Good, regarding config files, where can I place them or how can I create them?
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Re: Config files on all platforms
Bryan, the files under discussion here are things like player profiles, campaign savegames, and all the .cfgs that were previously dumped into the data directory. They now live at %appdata%\HardLightProductions\FreeSpaceOpen\data
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Re: Config files on all platforms
Also the data that used to live in the registry on Windows now lives in fs2_open.ini like on the other platforms.
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Thanks for the heads-up, The E and chief1983, but... how does the fs2_open.ini look like in terms of content itself? Much like the mod INI files that reside on mod folders?

EDIT: Wxlauncher crashes upon starting the latest Nightly Build that has the capability to save/load config files.
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Re: Config files on all platforms
Wxlauncher will create that file for you, no need to mess with it yourself.
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What happens if I mess it up, then wxLauncher will correct it, otherwise FSOpen will fail to start badly?
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Re: Config files on all platforms
Wxlauncher doesn't have ini autocorrect, if you mess it up by hand it will probably just ignore lines or crash altogether.  There is a bug where the launcher may have written arguments in a case that fso won't read correctly though, I mean to file an issue to get that addressed at some point.
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