Could someone teach springlobby how to count?

Could someone teach springlobby how to count?

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Forboding Angel
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Could someone teach springlobby how to count?

Post by Forboding Angel » 01 Jun 2010, 05:40

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Edit: Btw tasclient has this same issue.
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Re: Could someone teach springlobby how to count?

Post by hoijui » 01 Jun 2010, 08:08

it is the order in which they get it from unitsync, it should be changed there. i am not absolutely sure, but i think it is ordered by archive file name, or even just a random order returned by some file-system search function.
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Re: Could someone teach springlobby how to count?

Post by aegis » 01 Jun 2010, 08:11

changed there? nothing wrong with a lobby applying its own natural sort to the list
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Re: Could someone teach springlobby how to count?

Post by Forboding Angel » 01 Jun 2010, 11:08

hoijui wrote:it is the order in which they get it from unitsync, it should be changed there. i am not absolutely sure, but i think it is ordered by archive file name, or even just a random order returned by some file-system search function.
The messed up thing is, in archivecachev7 they are all numbered sequentially.
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Re: Could someone teach springlobby how to count?

Post by luckywaldo7 » 01 Jun 2010, 14:34

It must be ordered by file name, and the pool format uses a seemingly random alphanumeric combination as a file name, so mods downloaded in pool format are all mixed up in springlobby.
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Re: Could someone teach springlobby how to count?

Post by Neddie » 01 Jun 2010, 18:58

Post these threads in Lobby Clients where they belong.

http://springrts.com/phpbb/viewforum.php?f=64
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Re: Could someone teach springlobby how to count?

Post by Forboding Angel » 02 Jun 2010, 00:16

luckywaldo7 wrote:It must be ordered by file name, and the pool format uses a seemingly random alphanumeric combination as a file name, so mods downloaded in pool format are all mixed up in springlobby.
oooooook, nooow that makes sense. I had always wondered. See, I thought that SL and TASC were reading the entries from archivecache.
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Re: Could someone teach springlobby how to count?

Post by MidKnight » 02 Jun 2010, 08:12

I keep mentioning this to the SL folks (500 unsorted revisions of CA, bleh), but, for some reason, putting in an alphabetic title sort after unitsync parses them is inconceivably complicating. :|
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Re: Could someone teach springlobby how to count?

Post by SirMaverick » 03 Jun 2010, 01:51

Could someone teach springlobby how to count?
Ticket exists for some time already. :P

The list is sorted when I use spring's latest dev version. I guess libunitsync was changed in that regard. You'll have that change on your desktop in a few weeks.
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Re: Could someone teach springlobby how to count?

Post by AF » 11 Jun 2010, 15:22

AFLobby/Battlehub managed it and that was years ago, surely it should have been done by now in both projects considering some are years older, and they've had years to learn by example.

Even some autohosts manage it, it's a simple sort operation, and it's already done in the code for sorting of maps
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