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Re: [Bug-gnubg] re FIBS

From: Guido Flohr
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] re FIBS
Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:26:12 +0300
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Hi Joseph,

since my son was born I simply don't have enough time for backgammon. :-/

I am pretty sure though that you have to really install the software at least once. It won't work from inside the source directory because of various ideosyncrasies of modern Gtk+ resp. Gnome programs.


Am 6/29/15 um 6:58 AM schrieb Joseph Heled:
I remember trying to use it unsuccessfully in the past.

I got it to compile and it core dumped immediately

~/software/gibbon > src/gibbon --data-dir data

(gibbon:32457): GLib-GIO-ERROR **: Settings schema 'bg.gibbon.data.recent' is not installed

Trace/breakpoint trap

On 29 June 2015 at 15:42, Michael Petch <address@hidden <mailto:address@hidden>> wrote:

    On 2015-06-28 9:30 PM, Joseph Heled wrote:
    > Well, I would love it if the display engine could be bundled
    with a FIBS
    > client sans the brainz.
    > I stopped playing on FIBS for some years now due to lack of a
    Linux client.

    One Linux client that is a work in progress is

    It is a GTK+ front end for FIBS. The primary developer is Guido Flohr.

    Guido has also developed bots for FIBS and wrote a FIBS server
    in Perl called BaldLies https://www.openhub.net/p/baldlies . The
    can interface with GNUbg using the external socket interface.

    Guido has also contributed to GNUbg. I've worked with him to fix some
    problems in GNUbg that he encountered while doing development on his

    Michael Petch
    GNU Backgammon Maintainer / Developer
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