Package Details: 7kaa 2.15.2-2

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/7kaa.git (read-only)
Package Base: 7kaa
Description: Seven Kingdoms: Ancient Adversaries is a real-time strategy (RTS) computer game developed by Trevor Chan
Upstream URL: http://7kfans.com/
Keywords: game rts
Licenses: GPL2
Conflicts: 7kaa-data
Provides: 7kaa-data
Submitter: xnitropl
Maintainer: TrialnError
Last Packager: TrialnError
Votes: 31
Popularity: 0.057156
First Submitted: 2010-07-29 09:32
Last Updated: 2019-08-22 18:54

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GalaxyLJGD commented on 2019-08-26 04:55

Good day, I compiled the game using x86_64. When you mentioned the overflow error, you reminded me that it was the one I had, for some reason the patch I used fixed that bug, but I will try the other one you said to see if it still works well.

TrialnError commented on 2019-08-22 18:50

Deleted my last comment, as different issues got mixed. There is a buffer overflow directly at the start. See https://github.com/the3dfxdude/7kaa/issues/172 This was the issue I experienced and this patch will be included. Your problem is mentioned in https://github.com/the3dfxdude/7kaa/issues/63 and is architecture specific. On what platform do you try to build 7kaa GalaxyLJGD?

GalaxyLJGD commented on 2019-08-19 18:27

Good day, I wanted to report that when running the game it gives a coredump, I don't remember what the error message said (it was a few days ago), but I already found the solution to the problem, a patch used in Fedora. I updated the PKGBUILD to patch the source code and tested if it worked (it does), here are the links for you to see:

PKGBUILD https://paste.debian.net/1096596/ gcc6_char_cast.patch https://paste.debian.net/1096597/

EDIT: changed patch file name.

TrialnError commented on 2019-01-03 20:33

Thanks for the note saverio. As this is a pretty straight forward I did the update myself. But sure, if you want to, I could add you as a co-maintainer :) Leave a note if you still intend to.

saverio commented on 2019-01-03 14:09

Hi, a new version of 7KAA is out (2.15.1). I tried to correctly update your building files. After that I cloned your repository and locally modified/updated your building files (PKGBUILD and .SRCINFO), then: - I was able to build the new version of the game; - I installed the package on my archlinux test system and it worked without errors; - I tested the game playing a match and it works very well. If you want, I can send you the updated building files via email or if possible, I'd like to be co-maintainer of this AUR package :) Do you agree? Thanks!

saverio commented on 2016-12-12 16:38

Great game, thanks to have brought it in AUR.

TrialnError commented on 2015-05-24 17:52

Thanks for the note SyouonKi
PKGBuild updated

mafcadio commented on 2015-05-20 22:09

A new version is out:
http://7kfans.com/?p=131

TrialnError commented on 2013-01-27 23:10

Removed the depency on 7kaa-data.
Not needed anymore (Got the pkgbuild the right way)

But the newest src is missing the encyc files. Thats the reason, why the data files are downloaded with this pkgbuild
Just to copy those encyc files

TrialnError commented on 2013-01-27 23:09

Removed the depency on 7kaa-data.
Not needed anymore (Got the pkgbuild the right way)

But die src is missing the encyc files. Thats the reason, why the data files are downloaded.
Just to copy those encyc files