Bug Tracker – Bug 1083

player downloading from server shows up as playing on the scoreboard

Last modified: 2017-01-09 21:05:28 CST
Bug 1083 - (ARRAY(0x5174570)) player downloading from server shows up as playing on the scoreboard
(ARRAY(0x5174570))
player downloading from server shows up as playing on the scoreboard
Status: NEW
Product: Odamex
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Server & Client
0.7.x
All All
: P1 normal
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Reported: 2014-05-24 23:48:44 CDT by mikaelhhome
Modified: 2017-01-09 21:05 CST (History)
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Description mikaelhhome 2014-05-24 23:48:44 CDT
a player downloading from the server can sometimes show up as playing on the scoreboard. this takes up a spot in the server as well and can prevent people from playing in 1v1 servers
here is a demo showing it in a CTF game. take a look at when Bless[NS] starts downloading from server
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Comment 1 Dr. Sean 2014-06-10 20:19:07 CDT
Normally when a downloading client connects, the server sends a message to all other clients to inform them that a new client joined and should be considered a spectator. A code change in 0.7.0 added a test to avoid telling the downloader that he is a spectator. However the test had a typo and always evaluated to "true", meaning that no clients were told to treat the downloader as a spectator and thus everyone treated the downloader as a non-spectating player.

r4989 fixes this. Please test and confirm.
Comment 2 HeX_Vulture 2017-01-09 21:05:28 CST
[21:06] <&#64;mrcrispy> also bug 1083
[21:06] <&#64;mrcrispy> that one is only fixed until the map changes
[21:06] <&#64;mrcrispy> then it happens again