Bug 1253068 - Please provide quake3-server subpackage containing console-only quake3_ded binary without X display requirement
Please provide quake3-server subpackage containing console-only quake3_ded bi...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: quake3 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Xavier Lamien
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2015-08-12 17:45 EDT by Vedran Miletić
Modified: 2016-12-20 09:23 EST (History)
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Description Vedran Miletić 2015-08-12 17:45:44 EDT
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Description of problem:
On a headless server, openarena_ded will use quake3 which requires display and fail to start.

$ openarena_ded
Couldn't read q3history.
----- Initializing Renderer ----
QKEY found.
----- Client Initialization Complete -----
----- R_Init -----
SDL_Init( SDL_INIT_VIDEO ) FAILED (No available video device)
SDL_Init( SDL_INIT_VIDEO ) FAILED (No available video device)
----- Client Shutdown (Client fatal crashed: GLimp_Init() - could not load OpenGL subsystem) -----
RE_Shutdown( 1 )
Hunk_Clear: reset the hunk ok
GLimp_Init() - could not load OpenGL subsystem
Unable to init server: Could not connect: Connection refused

(zenity:25156): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:

The quake3 package should provide a quake3-server subpackage with quake3_ded binary in fashion of Debian [1]. Namely, Debian's ioquake3-server package contains ioq3ded binary that is console-only dedicated server without dependancy on running X display.

[1] https://packages.debian.org/unstable/ioquake3-server
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