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    To be honest, (I'd venture and guess that) this problem could be circumvented by building a new libc (with a hand modified gettimeofday) and preload it before X3 starts.

    ... But hopefully LGP will resume normal operation before my X3 addiction kicks in

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    Well, depends on how you see it. LGP surely does not see it as a "problem".

    I wonder how long it takes before hackers get through this one. All those dumps on strace and stuff are going to make things easier for them.

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    I should clarify that X3 doesn't include the copy protection (at last as far as I know) and I'm only talking about keeping my -legit- copy of X3-beta alive, for testing reasons (of-course!) until the next beta is out.

    - Gilboa
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    P.S. www.linuxgamepublishing.com is up! Rejoice!

    - Gilboa
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    If they don't have a new beta ready, the site being up or down won't make a difference... it is a beta after all & if they have all the feedback they need for that version of the beta, it wouldn't make sense for it to not expire.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SlackerTD View Post
    If they don't have a new beta ready, the site being up or down won't make a difference... it is a beta after all & if they have all the feedback they need for that version of the beta, it wouldn't make sense for it to not expire.
    Actually, he's pushed out beta spins that all they do is extend the timebomb on other titles in the past. It all depends on how close the game's to completion as to whether or not you do one or not. One of the beta testers stepped on an 11th hour bug in Ballistics- I want the testers on MY projects to keep beating the hell out of the thing until we determine we're at Gold status on the thing- I can never have enough feedback.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gilboa View Post
    P.S. www.linuxgamepublishing.com is up! Rejoice!

    - Gilboa
    Heh... I guess I need to get in touch with him for my new access for the system as it's now set up so I can start putting the wraps on Bandits...

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    IIRC I think it goes like half a month or 3 before needing that check.

    Pining for the fjords... someone at LGP's a Monty Python fan... ^_^

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    Quote Originally Posted by Svartalf View Post
    Actually, he's pushed out beta spins that all they do is extend the timebomb on other titles in the past. It all depends on how close the game's to completion as to whether or not you do one or not. One of the beta testers stepped on an 11th hour bug in Ballistics- I want the testers on MY projects to keep beating the hell out of the thing until we determine we're at Gold status on the thing- I can never have enough feedback.
    Well, my meaning though is that at some point, the beta will expire as a gold version can eventually be expected.
    Quote Originally Posted by Svartalf View Post
    Heh... I guess I need to get in touch with him for my new access for the system as it's now set up so I can start putting the wraps on Bandits...
    Yes, you do that! I'm a beta tester for that one & would like to see more as I want to buy that once complete.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SlackerTD View Post
    Well, my meaning though is that at some point, the beta will expire as a gold version can eventually be expected.
    Yes, you do that! I'm a beta tester for that one & would like to see more as I want to buy that once complete.
    There's probably going to be at least one more spin of a beta there- I've fixed a handful of sound playback issues and rendering issues (If you're one of the testers that logged a problem report, please do me the favor of re-trying your problems you reported and logging a note of thumbs-up or thumbs down on each so I can reverify I've caught your bug when it DOES come out... ) but there's still a few narfy rendering issues and the final sound issues remaining so there's at least ONE more beta before the RC one comes out most likely.

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