[needs-packaging] openbve

Bug #331188 reported by Paul Sladen
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
openbve (Ubuntu)
Low
Paul Sladen

Bug Description

OpenBVE is a 3D, public-domain, cross-platform railway/train simulator ("game") engine that specialises in driving realism. It is backwards compatible with route and train description files designed for 'BVE Trainsim', or which there are a huge number available for free-as-in-beer. However most of which have restrictions on distribution

URL: http://openbve.uuuq.com/en/downloads.html
License: Public Domain
Notes: Before packaging/uploading the engine, this needed to wait for Public Domain data-routes (a route and train) to upload aswell.

Agreement has now been reached (2009-02-18) for relicensing a route and a train as Public Domain from two other sources; .dfsg tarballs exist with the files with more restrictive Copyright files (Textures and Sounds) removed as instructed.

In total this should upload:

  openbve (engine)
  openbve-data (engine GUI icons and translations)
  openbve-data-icons (temporary from-scratch replacement for icons not distribute by upstream)

  bvt-train-something-something (example train, sounds, textures, performance metrcs, cab)
  bvt-route-something-something (example route, rail line, textures, sounds, model)

Shall also punt packages to Debian/sid after FF.

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Paul Sladen (sladen) wrote :

engine, data, icons, route done. Waiting on train package

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Paul Sladen (sladen) wrote :

Received finale DFSG/public domain upstreams for route and train at 2009-02-18 22:00 UTC.

Uploaded openbve, openbve-data, openbve-data-icons accepted.

The program is self-standing; route+train upload to trickle up over GPRS.

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Jeremy Visser (jeremy-visser) wrote :

openBVE 1.0 is out. Will it be uploaded in time for Jaunty release?

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Paul Sladen (sladen) wrote :

Sadly not... Feature freeze and Upstream Version Freeze are long gone (which is a pity as I've now tracked down most of the major bugs that were preventing OpenBVE working on Linux and got them upstream)

In a month the next version of Ubuntu will be open for uploads. (I just import 1.0.2.0 into git).

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Ian Weisser (ian-weisser) wrote :

openbve | 1.0.2.0-0ubuntu2 | jaunty/universe | source, all

affects: ubuntu → openbve (Ubuntu)
Changed in openbve (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
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Paul Sladen (sladen) wrote :

openbve (0.9.5.5-0ubuntu1) jaunty; urgency=low

  * New upstream release 0.9.5.5, dated 20090217-2228
  * Initial release (LP: #331188)

 -- Paul Sladen <email address hidden> Wed, 18 Feb 2009 23:23:30 +0200

Changed in openbve (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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