[WF-General] WorldForge Up and Running
erik.hjortsberg at gmail.com
Mon Mar 8 02:37:02 PST 2010
Hi, have you had any progress with this? It would be nice to see how far
2010-03-04 17:23, Manohar Vanga skrev:
> Hi Erik,
> I was looking into the code and was wondering if it might be useful to
> put the capability information into the ServerInfo structure directly.
> Any thoughts?
> On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 12:35 PM, Erik Hjortsberg
> <erik.hjortsberg at gmail.com <mailto:erik.hjortsberg at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Hi, glad to hear that you're getting started with digging into the
> I'm in Sweden, and unfortunately have a little spotty attendance
> record on irc currently. I'll try to see if I can be more available.
> If you're having trouble accessing github through ssh there's a
> risk you might run into the same problems with our git server, but
> Kai would know more about that.
> The absolute first thing you should do is to make sure that you're
> registered to the CVS mailing list, which records all commits
> (it's a bit unfortunately named as we don't use CVS actively
> anymore). It's the best way to see what's going on in the project.
> A tip when working on the atlas communication is to use the
> network traffic logger in Ember. Start it with the command
> Regarding where to start looking in the code you need to look both
> in the client and server code.
> For the client you should look in
> Eris::Connection::refreshServerInfo() and for the server in
> Connection::GetOperation(...) and the class ServerRouting.
> The first part should be to just expand the things sent from the
> server to also send the capabilities. Later on we would need to
> flesh out how the client should deal with it.
> 2010-03-02 21:36, Manohar Vanga skrev:
>> Hi Al,
>> Excellent, cyphesis can certainly use the work. I am
>> currently having
>> to take a break from development, and Erik is caretaking
>> cyphesis for
>> a relatively short while. In the meantime I will do my best
>> to answer
>> the strategic questions, and Erik will most likely help you
>> out with
>> I understand. I'll direct any queries to Erik either on the
>> mailing list of via IRC. What time zones are the major developers
>> in and what time are they generally free (if at all) to talk on IRC?
>> I think the blueprint is a good place to start, as the feature is
>> fairly isolated and will be a relatively simple useful thing
>> to work
>> I have gone through the blueprint and will start exploring
>> sometime this week. Any pointers on which source files to peek
>> into to begin my journey?
>> The cyphesis codebase has not typically been open to direct
>> from the community at large, and now that we have git it
>> should be
>> relatively easy to share code and changes without most developers
>> pushing to the central repository. If you want to be able to push
>> changes for review to the WorldForge git server, Kai should
>> be able to
>> sort you out with your own cyphesis repository. Alternatively you
>> could just create your own clone on github.com
>> I have some issues with github as I am behind a firewall and I
>> have had unsuccessful attempts in the past in trying to get it to
>> work with SSH tunnels (if someone happens to know any resources
>> specific to github, I would be extremely grateful). I'll discuss
>> with Kai about setting up a repository on the WF git server. If
>> there are any issues, I can always communicate via patches on the
>> list (unless there are objections of course).
>> Because of my current break there may be a delay in merging
>> into the core codebase. Don't be disheartened, and good look
>> on the code.
>> No problems there. Thanks for all your help!
>> Excited to be aboard! :D
>> Manohar Vanga
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