Opened 11 years ago

Closed 11 years ago

Last modified 15 months ago

#3959 closed defect (fixed)

KYRA: Kyra.dat is not search in all dirs anymore

Reported by: SF/dwedit Owned by: lordhoto
Priority: normal Component: Engine: Kyra
Keywords: Cc:
Game:

Description

Currently, ScummVM requires you to make a copy of Kyra.dat in each directory containing the game. This is stupid. ScummVM should be able to also look in its application directory to see if Kyra.dat is present there (which has been the case for several releases), and use that copy instead.

Ticket imported from: #2103506. Ticket imported from: bugs/3959.

Change History (5)

comment:1 by fingolfin, 11 years ago

This is temporary & known regression in trunk, actually. We are working on this, and it will be fixed long before the next release, no worries :). In fact, the plan is to improve the behavior: In old ScummVM versions, it would always use the first kyra.dat it finds. In the future, it will look at all kyra.dat's it use, and look for one with the right version. That should help people who have multiple kyra.dat files floating around.

I'll keep this open as a reminder in the bug tracker, just to make sure it won't be forgotten.

comment:2 by fingolfin, 11 years ago

Owner: set to lordhoto
Summary: Eliminate requirement to move Kyra.dat to game directoryKYRA: Kyra.dat is not search in all dirs anymore

comment:3 by eriktorbjorn, 11 years ago

I didn't know ScummVM looked in the current directory. I've been using the "extra path" for kyra.dat, sky.cpt, etc.

comment:4 by lordhoto, 11 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

comment:5 by digitall, 15 months ago

Component: Engine: Kyra
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