Opened 14 years ago
Closed 14 years ago
#4346 closed defect
DRASCULA: game data contains sourceless binaries
|Reported by:||SF/jmmdebian||Owned by:||sev-|
Hi, I've packaged Drascula for Debian. Our archive maintainers spotted a problem with the Drascula game data: The game archive files are in fact ARJ archives. When extracted with "arj e FOOBAR" one can find several sourceless binaries: DOS4GW.EXE, HACKER.EXE, HACKER2.EXE, HACKER3.EXE, IGOR.EXE, LOGODDM.EXE, PENDULO.EXE SETUP.EXE, UNINSTAL.EXE and YODA.EXE.
I don't think they're needed if run with ScummVM and should be removed.
Ticket imported from: #2794844. Ticket imported from: bugs/4346.
Change History (9)
comment:1 by , 14 years ago
comment:2 by , 14 years ago
comment:3 by , 14 years ago
I disagree, we should still allow people to still play the game using the original binaries, if they want to.
When the data files only version of Beneath a Steel Sky was provided in the past, we specifically had requests for the executable files to be added.
comment:4 by , 14 years ago
I agree, we should keep the original data files for general distribution.
That said, by clause 4 of the distribution license of the drascula files, debian could distribute a modified version, with the named *.EXE files removed, as long as it is clearly marked as a modified version. That should suffice to solve the issue, right?
comment:5 by , 14 years ago
|Summary:||Drascula game data contains sourceless binaries → DRASCULA: game data contains sourceless binaries|
comment:6 by , 14 years ago
|Status:||new → pending|
comment:7 by , 14 years ago
This tracker item is pending response by the submitter; we cannot continue processing it before that happens. As a consequence, its status has been set to "Pending". It will automatically revert to "Open" once a new comment is made to this item. If no response is made within 14 days, it will automatically be closed.
comment:8 by , 14 years ago
|Status:||pending → closed|
comment:9 by , 14 years ago
This Tracker item was closed automatically by the system. It was previously set to a Pending status, and the original submitter did not respond within 14 days (the time period specified by the administrator of this Tracker).
Good point. I will look into that.