Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 395201
This patch needs to be included in the repo so it can be updated by yum.
Last modified: 2008-06-16 22:53:17 EDT
Description of problem:
OpenArena 0.7.1 does not come with the patch listed in the link below, when it
installs you are not able to enter other OpenArena game servers due to
(client/server mismatch basoa "not found").
### You can download the patch from the following link:
However it needs to be included in the yum repo's so you can perform a update of
OpenArena and have the patch installed. Manually trying to install the patch has
not been successful.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
OpenArena 0.7.1 downloaded from using 'yumex' in Fedora 7 and Fedora 8.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install OpenArena
2. Run OpenArena
3. Enter server and you receive error mismatch client/server maps/baseos ect not
If any further questions are needed please email me at email@example.com - Scott
This also affects Fedora 8 release, I have it installed on several machines and
the patch is not included in the latest release.
I'm a bit surprise with the things you're writing about. I have
openarena-0.7.1-3.fc8.x86_64 installed and everything works great. Have just
tried to connect to some servers and no server gave me the mismatch error. In
fact - it can't do so because patch you're linking to has been provided by the
package for some time now.
Give me a result of "rpm -q openarena openarena-data" command please.
Here is the results of my query:
[scottg@WEREWOLF ~]$ rpm -q openarena openarena-data
I have tried to install the patch but receive the client/server mismatch I am
not sure if I need to uninstall and reinstall using yumex?
Or if something I did wrong but I installed OpenArena using yumex so it would
get all of the dependencies.
Check then whether file /usr/share/openarena/pak7-patch.pk3 exists. If it does, I'm
afraid I have no idea what's wrong... You could also check if its md5sum is
I will check it out thanks for the quick reply.
This is a common problem with the current version release without the patch.
It is posted on this message board, however downloading the patch in Linux does
not resolve the problem. I am not sure how the patch can be packaged in with the
repo download using yumex or yum. If it was made a dependency it would resolve
itself and not allow installation before the patch was installed.
(In reply to comment #6)
> I am not sure how the patch can be packaged in with the
> repo download using yumex or yum.
But the patch _IS_ included in RPM. You can have a look at:
and see that Source4 is oa071-patch.zip - the file you linked to. As it can be seen,
the file has been provided since 13th August 2007.
What's more I've just run openarena and tried to play online. I received no error.
The only thing that comes to my head you can do now is to check if pak7-patch.pk3
exists not only in /usr/share/openarena dir but also in your ~/.openarena/baseoa dir.
It's possible that there's something wrong with the wrapper...
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