1. Computers
  2. Display Drivers
  3. Graphics Cards
  4. Memory
  5. Motherboards
  6. Processors
  7. Software
  8. Storage
  9. Operating Systems


Facebook RSS Twitter Twitter Google Plus


Phoronix Test Suite

OpenBenchmarking.org

Ioquake3 Moves Code From Icculus.org To GitHub

Gaming

Published on 02 January 2013 02:37 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Gaming
1 Comment

The ioquake3 project, the main open-source effort around the id Tech 3 engine, has announced some organizational changes concerning the popular game engine's development.

While the ioquake3 project has been one of the main projects hosted by Icculus.org, the infrastructure offered by Ryan Gordon, they have deprecated his SVN ioquake3 repository. All future development of ioquake3 is now being done with Git rather than SVN and in the process they've moved all the code to GitHub.

The ioquake3 BugZilla and other functionality of the site will remain within Icculus.org, but the code has been moved to GitHub.

The ioquake3 project started nearly seven years ago, in August of 2005. It's going on almost five years since the last official ioquake3 release, but hopefully they will have out something new before hitting that anniversary... Meanwhile, the development of ioDoom (the open-source id Tech 4) is also going very slow even after the code being out in the public domain under the GPL for over one year. At least last month saw an open-source port of Doom 3 BFG to Linux.

The ioquake3 project changes were announced in a Happy New Year post.The GitHub repository is under ioquake.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
Latest Linux Hardware Reviews
  1. The MSI X99S SLI PLUS Is Working & Running Well On Linux
  2. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980: The Best GPU For Linux Gamers
  3. ROCCAT LUA: A Linux-Friendly Gaming Mouse
  4. Cheetah Mounts: The Affordable Way To Put Your TV On The Wall
Latest Linux Articles
  1. Preview: Radeon Gallium3D Performance For CS:GO On Linux
  2. XWayland Linux Gaming Performance With GNOME Wayland On Fedora 21
  3. EXT4/Btrfs/XFS/F2FS Benchmarks On Linux 3.17
  4. Fedora 21 Alpha First Impressions: It's Great
Latest Linux News
  1. Dash As The Default Shell For Fedora?
  2. CUPS Turn 15 Years Old, CUPS 2.0 Released
  3. VA-API Gallium3D State Tracker Added Back To Mesa
  4. Radeon DRM Gets New Information Ioctl Queries
  5. Mir 0.8 Works On Less ABI Breakage, Touchspots, Responsiveness
  6. CS:GO For Linux Gains Better Stability, Community Server Support
  7. NVIDIA Issues Updated 340.46 Long-Lived Driver Release
  8. KDE Plasma 5.1 Now In Beta
  9. Systemd & Debian Were Most Popular In September
  10. Microsoft Announces... Windows 10 With A Start Menu
Latest Forum Discussions
  1. Microsoft Announces... Windows 10 With A Start Menu
  2. Take the Steam Survey results with a grain of salt. It is flawed.
  3. X.Org Is Looking For Some Female Help
  4. Hacking Express gate (Asus Splashtop)
  5. NVIDIA Alerts Nouveau: They're Starting To Sign/Validate GPU Firmware Images
  6. Updated and Optimized Ubuntu Free Graphics Drivers
  7. Nero CD/DVD Burning Software On Linux Is Dead
  8. New Group Calls For Boycotting Systemd