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RE: [Bug-gnubg] Fatal error

From: Albert Silver
Subject: RE: [Bug-gnubg] Fatal error
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2003 10:37:37 -0300

If I understand correctly, that's good news. I am revising the tutorial
and was placing a special mention on the FreeType issue since I have
gotten more than my fair share of complaints due to this. Are you saying
that as of now, or at least next few days, the normal builds will
function without difficulty in Windows 95/98 systems?


> -----Original Message-----
> From: address@hidden [mailto:bug-gnubg-
> address@hidden On Behalf Of Holger
> Sent: Wednesday, June 18, 2003 9:50 AM
> To: address@hidden; address@hidden
> Subject: RE: [Bug-gnubg] Fatal error
> At 15:24 17.06.2003 -0500, John Guetzlaff wrote:
> >Thank you for your prompt response.  I installed the most recent
> and
> >the most recent build file.  The problem may be that I am using
> 98.
> >I renamed the gnu exe file after installing the build file but still
> the
> >fatal error (it was the Windows error message and it occured
> >before even a logo screen appeared on the desktop).  Hopefully this
> >enough for you to provide further suggestions.
> On Windows 9x there might occur problems with a library gnubg is using
> (namely freetype). Oystein and Nardy seem to still use a slightly
> version of it. With the new version I didn't have any problems anymore
> (Win95).
> You can either get the version without freetype from Nardy's site (no
> drawbacks in functionality, only some numbers don't look overly nice).
> Or you can download the most recent version of now including the
> freetype library from http://storm.prohosting.com/gnubg/ . I've just
> compiled the current CVS source and put the binary together with the
> weights file (0.14) and a few necessary libraries (due to version
> differences) there.
> Regards,
>          Holger
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